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Dropbox Paper fine-tunes embedded file preview

Dropbox Paper fine-tunes embedded file preview

Dropbox has made a useful change to the way its Paper collaboration product previews embedded documents.
Aug 8 2018, 11:16AM
BOQ offers free Square Reader

BOQ offers free Square Reader

The Bank of Queensland (BOQ) is aiming to attract new small business customers by offering them a free Square Reader.
Aug 8 2018, 10:56AM
Think about running costs before buying a printer

Think about running costs before buying a printer

The purchase price of a printer is one thing, but the total cost of ownership is quite another.
Aug 6 2018, 4:11PM
Australian security company launches UTM appliances

Australian security company launches UTM appliances

A new, locally-made security appliance has been designed specifically for the SMB market.
Aug 2 2018, 9:23AM
Business software: Custom apps

Business software: Custom apps

There is a diverse catalogue of cloud and on-premises business applications, and in several cases those programs are augmented by add-ons that extend their functionality in various ways.
Aug 1 2018, 3:35PM
'We're STP ready,' say Reckon, Sage, Saasu and Xero

'We're STP ready,' say Reckon, Sage, Saasu and Xero

Small business accounting software providers Reckon, Sage, Saasu and Xero have announced that all their payroll-related products comply with the recently-introduced Single Touch Payroll (STP) requirements. MYOB is close to across-the-board compliance, with its AccountEdge software for Mac being the exception.
Jul 23 2018, 1:21PM
It's tax time, so beware of ATO scams

It's tax time, so beware of ATO scams

In July, a small business owners thoughts turn to tax - and scammers are ready to take advantage of that.
Jul 18 2018, 4:02PM
Rounded adds accountant access

Rounded adds accountant access

The Australian sole-trader accounting system now makes provision for its users' accountants.
Jul 13 2018, 10:25AM
Dynamics 365 Business Central: a new option for medium businesses

Dynamics 365 Business Central: a new option for medium businesses

Microsoft has released its Dynamics 365 Business Central accounting and ERP system in Australia.
Jul 10 2018, 4:23PM
Beware of fake Telstra bills

Beware of fake Telstra bills

The latest scam detected by email security vendor MailGuard involves a "very convincing" forgery of a Telstra email bill notification.
Jul 9 2018, 3:33PM
Best Linux distros

Best Linux distros

Linux has become a viable, free alternative to Windows and MacOS – and you don't need to be an expert. We select the best distributions for desktops and servers.
Jun 15 2018, 10:43AM
Linux vs Windows: should you take the plunge?

Linux vs Windows: should you take the plunge?

Can the open source upstart really stand up to Microsoft's juggernaut? We compare the two operating systems.
Jun 15 2018, 6:50AM
How Dropbox can replace your file server

How Dropbox can replace your file server

Here are five reasons why the cloud service could be a better option than relying on physical hardware.
Jun 14 2018, 7:09PM
AWS vs Azure: cloud services compared

AWS vs Azure: cloud services compared

Amazon and Microsoft are the two biggest providers of public cloud services. We examine what they offer.
Jun 14 2018, 9:04AM
Where small retailers have a strategic advantage

Where small retailers have a strategic advantage

An online retail expert reveals which new trends and services can help smaller players.
Jun 14 2018, 3:11AM
How CRM enabled an Aussie software company to grow

How CRM enabled an Aussie software company to grow

Expr3ss! has a deeper understanding of its customers thanks to its partnership with Salesforce.
Jun 13 2018, 2:34PM
The future of ERP according to Pronto

The future of ERP according to Pronto

Security, compliance and artificial intelligence are key focus areas, says the Aussie company’s MD.
Jun 13 2018, 11:03AM
When you should upgrade from SMB accounting

When you should upgrade from SMB accounting

Industry experts explain when it's time to consider an upgrade to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Jun 1 2018, 8:28PM
What is ERP?

What is ERP?

We explain what enterprise resource planning is and how it can benefit businesses.
Jun 1 2018, 4:01PM
ERP buyer’s guide

ERP buyer’s guide

Need to move up from a small business accounting system? We help you choose the right enterprise resource planning solution.
Jun 1 2018, 3:19PM

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