Tech

These are Deloitte’s major Australian technology trends for 2016

Deloitte’s annual technology, media and telecommunications predictions are out, with the big trend being technology that will make consumers’ lives easier. So here are the big predictions: Mobile commerce will boom It’s estimated that people buying things on touch-based technology such as your phone or tablet will increase by as […]
These are Deloitte’s major Australian technology trends for 2016
Lifestyle

Sour Beer Is Suddenly All The Rage

Sour beers may have a long history, but they’re suddenly becoming a hot topic in the beer world. The brews are often confused with Belgian lambics, which are a type of sour and have a similar flavour profile. But lambics, like champagne, are region-specific, says Alex Wallash, one of the […]
Sour Beer Is Suddenly All The Rage
Tech

Wikipedia Could Degenerate If It Can’t Fix One Big Problem [CHART]

Considered a crowning achievement of open information on the Internet, Wikipedia needs to pick up its act to avoid getting worse, according to a recent exposè by the MIT Technology Review. In recent years, the number of active editors has steadily declined, since reaching a peak in 2007. You can […]
Wikipedia Could Degenerate If It Can’t Fix One Big Problem [CHART]
Strategy

The 15 Most Overused Business Words Of 2013

Moving forward, we plan to utilise robust social media content, big data, and the cloud to literally provide transparency and seamlessly impact sustainability. Sound familiar? How many of the year’s most popular business words can you use in a sentence? The hottest business words of 2013 are in, and they’re […]
The 15 Most Overused Business Words Of 2013
News

13 Modern Fashion Trends That People Will Laugh At In The Future

People in the future will laugh at some fashion trends of today. A recent Reddit thread explored which modern styles will go the way of parachute pants, platform sneakers, and overalls. We chose some of our favourites. 1. “Nerd” fashion. “You’re going to look at those old pics of you […]
13 Modern Fashion Trends That People Will Laugh At In The Future
Strategy

Why Manufacturing Jobs Are Returning To America For The First Time In Decades

[credit provider=”Tesla Motors” url=”http://www.teslamotors.com/gallery”] The trend of companies relocating American manufacturing jobs to low-wage China has started to reverse, as shown by recent decisions by Apple Inc., General Electric Co, Caterpillar, DSM, General Motors and even Chinese electronics giant Lenovo to scale up operations here.The bottom line: For the first […]
Why Manufacturing Jobs Are Returning To America For The First Time In Decades
Tech

The Difference Between Men And Women On Mobile

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The Difference Between Men And Women On Mobile
Strategy

Robot Economy Could Cause Up To 75 per cent Unemployment

[credit provider=”statigr.am/sennjiv” url=”http://statigr.am/p/314139608887331029_216086793″] The Associated Press has a three-part series on one of the biggest questions business and society will face in coming years.Are we prepared for a world where 50 to 75 per cent of workers are unemployed?
Robot Economy Could Cause Up To 75 per cent Unemployment
News

Why The Hot Sauce Industry Is The New Craft Beer Industry

[credit provider=”Jennifer Longaway/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yohutch/3117262497/”] Hot sauce has caught fire.In April research firm IBISWorld declared manufacturing of the spicy condiment to be one of the 10 fastest-growing industries in the U.S., with average company revenue jumping 9.3 per cent per year over the last decade.
Why The Hot Sauce Industry Is The New Craft Beer Industry
Lifestyle

See Which Diet Plans People REALLY Like

[credit provider=”mikebaird via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2913348690/”] For years people have been searching for the “perfect diet” like they were hunting the Holy Grail. But which diets actually work?Consumer Report (CR) recently asked more than 9,000 readers to weigh in on the question. They ranked 13 weight loss plans and tools, assigning each […]
See Which Diet Plans People REALLY Like
News

The Most Popular Dance Moves Ever [GIFs]

[credit provider=”YouTube/Beyonce” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m1EFMoRFvY”] The “Gangnam Style” horse dance is the latest in a long line of dance moves that have taken the world by storm.Everyone knows how to do the Gangnam Style dance because it’s ridiculously easy to do.
The Most Popular Dance Moves Ever [GIFs]
Lifestyle

London Is About To Get Its First-Ever Cat Cafe

[credit provider=”statigr.am/grimybear” url=”http://statigr.am/grimybear”] Cat lover Lauren Pears aims to turn East London into the next haven for cats and cat enthusiasts with London’s very first cat cafe.A cat cafe is just like a regular cafe, with coffee, tea, snacks and small bites, only it’s also inhabited by about a dozen cats, all […]
London Is About To Get Its First-Ever Cat Cafe
Strategy

Here’s What You Should Expect From Your Industry This Year

[credit provider=”statigr.am/meicorus” url=”http://statigr.am/p/354883039085791795_272750321″] Knowing and adapting to big industry trends is one of the key tests for any manager. They determine shareholder expectations, and the behaviour of your biggest competitors. Global consulting giant Booz&Co. has a great breakdown of what 13 of the world’s biggest industries can expect this year. 
Here’s What You Should Expect From Your Industry This Year
Lifestyle

Take-Out For Toddlers Is The Latest Craze For Manhattan Parents

[credit provider=”dhgatsby via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhgatsby/3057294291/”] The newest craze for parents bent on spoiling their children is pricey organic lunches and dinners delivered right to the doorstep, according to The New York Post.Though it sounds crazy to give an 18-month-old quinoa, the idea is expanding. Companies are cropping up for New […]
Take-Out For Toddlers Is The Latest Craze For Manhattan Parents
News

5 Disturbing Trends We Should Be Paying Attention To In 2013

[credit provider=”AP”] The presidential election. Hurricane Sandy. Benghazi. The Petraeus scandal. The Colorado movie theatre massacre. The tragic Sandy Hook shooting.The news this year, as usual, has been dominated by the usual assortment of disasters, mayhem, wrongdoing, and lunacy.
5 Disturbing Trends We Should Be Paying Attention To In 2013
Lifestyle

The Hottest Travel Destinations For 2013

[credit provider=”Yeti Mountain Home” url=”http://www.yetimountainhome.com/ymh-lodges/ymh-namche.html”] A pristine bay in Costa Rica has been a secret favourite of backpackers and migrating whales. But it couldn’t stay under that shroud of cloud forest forever.The opening of an eco-resort makes Bahia Ballena more inviting and accessible, and 2013 the right moment to visit.
The Hottest Travel Destinations For 2013
Strategy

7 Bold Predictions For 2013 From The World’s Top VCs

[credit provider=”statigr.am/stephtadeath” url=”http://statigr.am/p/345266454138423784_8039577″] A year ago, few would have predicted that a pre-revenue company could have been acquired for $1 billion, or that start-ups in the middle of the country would have access to Internet 100 times faster than the rest of the country, or that Groupon, once the world’s fastest-growing company with the highest […]
7 Bold Predictions For 2013 From The World’s Top VCs
Lifestyle

The Strangest Baby Names This Year

[credit provider=”Flickr/{Charlotte.Morrall}” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/charlottemorrall/3850229832/in/photostream/”] Picking the perfect name for your child is one of the most important aspects of parenthood. And parents today are getting more creative than ever before in their choices for baby names.BabyCenter.com recently came out with its list of the most unusual baby names of 2012.
The Strangest Baby Names This Year
Markets

9 Things Collectors Will Be Snapping Up In 2013

[credit provider=”Flickr via boltron” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/boltron/3782044469/in/photostream/”] As Americans work their way to the other side of the Great Recession, their nostalgia for simpler times will be the driving force behind new trends in collectibles.  Appraisal guru Lark Mason, founder of iGavel Auctions and a staple on the hit PBS series “Antiques […]
9 Things Collectors Will Be Snapping Up In 2013
Strategy

The 8 Most Talked-About Business Moves Of 2012

[credit provider=”Fortune Live Media / flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fortunelivemedia/7598558634/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] It seems like this year some businesses fell out of favour with the entrepreneurial gods, while others basked in their glory.Golden children Facebook and Zynga got their silver spoons yanked away, while SpaceX, Airbnb, and Kickstarter were blessed beyond measure.
The 8 Most Talked-About Business Moves Of 2012