Short-term letting via digital platforms benefits some in the market at the expense of others. Closer regulation might be needed in Melbourne and Sydney, where a permissive approach prevails.
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Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
Business Briefing: disrupted companies will need to think global to survive.
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Australian businesses need to focus more on the global market and less on giving generous dividends to shareholders.
Automation is likely to destroy many jobs, but create new ones in their stead. We must adapt to what those new jobs will be.
A Productivity Commission report on digital disruption argues that government's should stop creating barriers to innovation but it fails to provide solutions on privacy and ownership of data.
Fairfax's circulation figures fall as staff are made redundant.
Many jobs are likely to disappear due to technology and automation, but many more are likely to be created. The greatest challenge is managing the transition.
A new report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies paints a picture of Australia's technological future.
Two visions of the 'new economy', one based on environmental and social justice values, the other on disruptive technologies, are coming together to challenge the status quo.
The tax treatment of Bitcoin has been holding back the industry in Australia, but gradually the rules are changing.