Patrick StaffordSep 27, 20131 Comment
Smart Company deputy editor Patrick Stafford identifies the movers and shakers of Australia's tech world. There's some new names in the mix.
Patrick StaffordAug 6, 20134 Comments
Can Amazon founder Jeff Bezos revolutionise the news media with his purchase of The Washington Post like he did with book publishing? Journalists have reason to hope.
Patrick StaffordMar 28, 20132 Comments
Scrappy upstart Kogan is among Australia's top 20 online retailers, up against retailing powerhouses like Myer, David Jones, Big W and JB Hi-Fi.
Patrick StaffordMar 26, 20134 Comments
Young tech entrepreneur Nick D’Aloisio has just become a multi-millionaire after selling his Summly news app to Yahoo!. It reveals something of the future of news -- and the tech giant.
Patrick StaffordMar 25, 201316 Comments
Major companies, including Apple and Microsoft, failed to explain their high local prices at last week’s parliamentary inquiry into IT pricing. Consumers should demand more.
Patrick StaffordMar 21, 2013
The closure of Google Reader is a reminder of both the dangers and opportunities of cloud-based services. When they're gone, they're really gone -- then what are you going to do?
Patrick StaffordFeb 28, 2013
Would you wear computer glasses? And would you buy them in a physical Google store? The tech giant is shifting its strategy to embrace old-world retailing and new-world technology.
Patrick StaffordJan 15, 20133 Comments
Curved TV screens and Android ovens were among the most impressive items on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. SmartCompany's Patrick Stafford picks his top 10 wacky gadgets.