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Daily Precap - Friday 24th August 2018

8/23/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Friday 24th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Another day, another AfterYay. Afterpay is set to reopen this morning after the stock halted yesterday on their annual report and with news they are raising $100M to fund an acquisition and expansion into the UK. The company has gone from strength to strength in the last few years, and seems to now be accelerating their international expansion,...

Duration:00:02:07

Daily Precap - Thursday 23rd August 2018

8/22/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Thursday 23rd August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Wisetech, the Sydney based software provider to the logistics industry, who unlike rival GetSwift, is killing it on the ASX after releasing a huge result yesterday. They announced full year revenue of $221.6 million, up 44%. Net profit of $40.8 million, up 28%. And 2019 revenue guidance of around $320 million, projecting growth of nearly...

Duration:00:02:27

Daily Precap - Wednesday 22nd August 2018

8/21/2018
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It’s Wednesday 22nd August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Today we are going to talk about the elephant, not in the room. The Technology sector, is the largest business sector in the world, by market cap. Just looking at the top 25 public technology companies in the world, they represent a combined value of $5.7 trillion US dollars. To put that in perspective, Australia’s national stock exchange, the ASX, has around...

Duration:00:02:50

Daily Precap - Tuesday 21st August 2018

8/20/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Tuesday 21st August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Google invented a fake pizza brand called Doctor Fork, and created 33 fake video ads for Doctor Fork, then showed them to nearly 20M people on Youtube to test out how they reacted and what style of ad had the best conversions and recall. This experiment was developed in partnership with Nestle and Ryan Elder, an associate professor of marketing at...

Duration:00:02:08

Daily Precap - Monday 20th August 2018

8/19/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Monday 20th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. A Canberra based start-up Instaclustr has found a model of taking something free, and charging for it, successfully. Instaclustr provides open source technologies and software, and provides them as a service through cloud computing vendors such as AWS, or Google Cloud. The start-up has just raised $20.8 million from a number of investors, in a round...

Duration:00:02:29

Daily Precap - Friday 17th August 2018

8/16/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Friday 17th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. A 16 year Melbourne based teenager has faced caught after being caught hacking into Apples secure network and downloading 90gb of secure files and accessed customer accounts. Of course, he stored the files in a folder on his computer called “hacky hack hack”. The Australian Federal Police executed a search warrant on the teen’s home last year and...

Duration:00:02:16

Daily Precap - Thursday 16th August 2018

8/15/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Thursday 16th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. I am coming to you today from I-NQ, or Innovation North Queensland, Townsville’s innovation centre and co-working space. I-NQ is home to Jesi Journey, the award winning journey management startup, founded y Joe Hoolahan that counts huge companies like Rio Tinto, Orica, Sandvik… and more as its customers. Today is Afteryay Day, Afterpays once, or...

Duration:00:02:41

Daily Precap - Wednesday 15th August 2018

8/14/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Wednesday 15th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Tinder founders and early staff have stopped swiping right and are now throwing right hooks at the company’s parent company, IAC. They have filed a lawsuit in the New York State court for damages of at least 2 Billion. The lawsuit is because they allege IAC manipulated data to keep a company valuation done in 2017 at the same value of $3Bn...

Duration:00:03:04

Daily Precap - Tuesday 14th August 2018

8/13/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Tuesday 14th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Today is Brisbane news day with locally based startup Go1 Learning announcing a massive $10M round, led by Seek. The round which actually closed last year was only just announced because of Seek’s disclosure obligations as a public company. And the money could not be being spent better, with the cash being used to expand internationally, especially...

Duration:00:02:19

Daily Precap - Monday 13th August 2018

8/12/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Monday 13th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Spotify is using us fellow Aussies as its unofficial beta testers, letting us skip any ads we want, as much as we want. The music streaming company says it's running a test in Australia that will allow listeners to skip audio and video ads any time they want, as often as they want, allowing them to quickly get back to music. Listeners who don't pay...

Duration:00:02:44

Daily Precap - Friday 10th August 2018

8/9/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Friday 10th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and it was a huge announcement, mainly because the device is HUGE with a whopping 6.4” screen. So if you are wanting to stuff a tablet in your pocket this is the phone for you. Its got the same camera as the Galaxy S9+ and will ship with the second generation of Samsung’s smart assistant Bixby,...

Duration:00:01:52

Daily Precap - Thursday 9th August 2018

8/8/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Thursday 9th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. We may be witnessing the start of a rapid demise to Snapchat. Their latest earnings report showed that their total user numbers actually shrank 1.5% from last quarter, meaning 3M less people are using the service than the previous 3 months. Now, for a well established business a drop of 1.5% in use in a quarter may not be concerning, however, any...

Duration:00:02:12

Daily Precap - Wednesday 8th August 2018

8/7/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Wednesday 8th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Look out Netflix, a startup backed by business and media titans Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman has just raised a Billion dollar seed round. The company, NewTv, is building a naive mobile entertainment company, content developed specifically for mobile devices, with episodes of just 10 minutes each. Backers include a who’s who of Hollywood...

Duration:00:02:36

Daily Precap - Tuesday 7th August 2018

8/6/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Tuesday 7th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. We are getting night vision. US company Sinoyx released their Aurora High Definition night vision action cam for Presale. The company has been making night vision devices for government for over 10 years and is now bringing their advanced tech to the consumer market. They are concentrating on the direct to consumer market but their sensors and tech...

Duration:00:02:06

Daily Precap - Monday 6th August 2018

8/5/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Monday 6th August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Facebook is testing a new dating feature! They are only testing internally at the moment,which is likely fueling romances within the Facebook office! No word on when they will release the product publicly and Facebook can finally bring back the poking. OneVentures, a prominent Australian Venture Capital firm is set to unveil a $100M credit fund for...

Duration:00:01:50

Daily Precap - Friday 3rd August 2018

8/2/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Friday 3rd August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Apple has become the only company in the world with a $1 trillion market cap. The iPhone has continued to grow revenues and profit for Apple as well as the company's share price, which briefly traded at $207.05 which valued the company at over $1 trillion. Sonos, the wireless speaker company has just finished its first day of trading on the stock...

Duration:00:01:44

Daily Precap - Thursday 2nd August 2018

8/1/2018
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Hey I’m Domm, it’s Thursday 2nd August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Silicon Valley is hot on China at the moment. Just last week Facebook was granted a licence to operate there, which was quickly revoked by the government, as soon as the media found out. Now a leak has exposed plans of Google to launch in China, apparently they will launch a censored version of the search engine that will blacklist websites and...

Duration:00:02:37

Daily Precap - Wednesday 1st August 2018

7/31/2018
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Daily Precap - Wednesday 1st August 2018 Hey I’m Domm, it’s Wednesday 1st August 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. There is a theory about why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer because its more expensive being poor. Its called the toilet paper theory. The theory is that the poor buy toilet paper in smaller batches, say weekly, due to cash flow constraints. But the rich, who have available cash reserves,...

Duration:00:02:13

Daily Precap - Tuesday 31st July 2018

7/30/2018
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Daily Precap - Tuesday 31st July 2018 Hey I’m Domm, it’s Tuesday 31st July 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. Uber has had a tumultuous few months with its autonomous driving fleet, after a few crashes, a fatality, and recently letting go their entire in-car staffing crew. Well now comes another change, they are no longer developing self-driving trucks, and are focusing all their efforts on self-driving...

Duration:00:01:36

Daily Precap - Monday 30th July 2018

7/29/2018
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Daily Precap - Monday 30th July 2018 Hey I’m Domm, it’s Monday 30th July 2018, and this is your daily precap of the latest and greatest technology, startups, and business news. SoftBank, the Japanese investment conglomerate with mega stakes in big names like Alibaba, Uber, Didi Chuxing, WeWork, Slack and SO many more, has partnered with Yahoo Japan (who is another one of its investments) and also with PayTM to launch a QR code-based mobile payment service PayPay. The service will...

Duration:00:01:54