Mahesh Sharma

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

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Aussie retailers should get into the silicon

Australian retailers have their heads in the sand: small-world thinking and fear of technology has blinded them from a huge opportunity to lead the next generation of global technology development in the industry.

November 13, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Grabble opportunity with both hands

Wollongong start-up Grabble has become the latest Aussie success story after being acquired by Walmart's research and development unit, but for a while it seemed the boys almost missed the opportunity.

November 10, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma

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Startmate alum acquired by Walmart

Wollongong start-up and Startmate alumni Grabble has been acquired by US retail giant Walmart, which will see the company's digital receipts technology and team relocate to Silicon Valley.

November 9, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma

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Startup Weekend Melbourne fires up

Startup Weekend Melbourne kicks off tonight at the newly opened York Butter Factory, and has $20,000 in prizes up for grabs for budding entrepreneurs.

November 3, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Chinese market has tongues wagging

Melbourne language learning application developer Native Tongue will chart a new course in its global expansion, prompted by an excursion to Beijing to exhibit at the first international TechCrunch Disrupt conference.

October 31, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Atlassian rediscovers its start-up mojo

Aussie start-up success Atlassian will throw open its doors to host the Sydney Launch48 event, as "wannapreneurs" collaborate over a weekend to build a working, product prototype from scratch.

October 27, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma