Telstra switched on the first 150 of its free wi-fi hotspots throughout Australia last Wednesday, and expects a total of 1,000 to be operational before Boxing Day.
Grocer and retail stalwart Tesco has partnered with BT to offer free wi-fi in its stores throughout the UK and Ireland.
Google has launched a new service with an aim to let internet browsers sidestep advertising content, while also contributing to web publishers.
Australian appliance and media retailer JB Hifi is using the momentum generated from a bumper games console release season to launch the sale of digital software from its physical stores.
Australian-based e-commerce platform Bigcommerce has secured $50 million in Series D funding to invest in product development, sales and marketing, and to expand the business to new markets from their Sydney, San Francisco and Austin locations.
Movie and TV streaming service Netflix will officially enter the Australian market as of March next year.
Mindful of a shortage of online retail skills, the NORA has teamed up with Service Skills Australia to found the Online Retailing Project, a series of forums designed to empower budding online retailers.
In a move announced in Melbourne last night, the payments and consumer marketplace arms of Chinese marketplace giant Alibaba are continuing their commitment towards engaging Australian shoppers.
Dealhunters all around Australia are anticipating the opening of this year’s largest online sales event.
Advertisers have been using Facebook as a low-cost, high-yield means to push marketing material onto a loyal user base. But as of the start of the new year, it’s going to get a bit more difficult.