By Amanda Meade – The Guardian – Photo Dean Lewins/AAP
The ABC is robbing commercial media of revenue by spending taxpayer dollars on Google and partnering with Netflix, the chief executive of Fairfax Media, Greg Hywood, has told parliament.
Hywood stepped up his campaign against the ABC using the search engine Google to promote its content and called on the government to take action against the national broadcaster “undercutting the competitiveness” of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age.
By Shiwen Yap – Deal Street Asia – Photo Uncredited
Australian startup ventures Uptick, Sinorbis and LawAdvisor have secured investment and are aiming to grow their business operations in markets such as Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. Uptick closes $1.6m investment, targets Asia for expansion Melbourne-based startup Uptick that has developed a tech platform for building compliance has secured A$1.6 million ($1.19 million) in new investment from Tempus Partners and Equity Venture Partners. The startup operates in the building compliance and maintenance industry, offering a platform that offers a way to maintain a building as a service provider, owner or the manager.