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Google Search Alternatives

By David Sorauer | February 9, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Google Leaving Australia? Here Are the Best Alternatives to Google Search Google has used anticompetitive tactics to maintain its status as a monopoly gatekeeper over the search market. They have evolved from a two-person project into a global superpower with mass influence over free speech, media, advertising, and commerce. The Australian Government has asked Google to pay for news that they scrape from news sites to create an excerpt in the form of “featured snippets” on their search platform and have a commercial agreement in place with every news organisation. But Google is in the business of making money, not…

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Why Open Source Is Good For Business

By Kendall King | February 8, 2021

Reading Time: 13 minutes Many of the world’s largest companies are adapting their business models to include the latest Open Sourced technologies; this is a colossal shift from the commercial closed source model of the past. Industry titans like Microsoft are quickly adopting Open Source technologies, providing Open Source styled utilities within Windows to entice Linux users to Microsoft. Here are the reasons why open source is good for business: Support Security Cost Flexibility and Customizability Continuity Legal Freedom Quality Speed 69% of IT leaders claim that Open Source is an integral part of their organisation’s overall IT infrastructure. ‘IT infrastructure’ is a combination…

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Why You Should Create an Australian Email Address for Your Business

By Kendall King | February 4, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Almost half of the people surveyed by Litmus say that the first thing they check when deciding to open an email is who it is from. If your emails aren’t opened by your recipients or sent straight to their junk folder, your johnnyboy308@gmail.com email account could be the main culprit that compromises your business efforts when engaging with clients. What are the benefits of having a professional email account? Perception of how you manage your business The sales pitch behind owning a professional email account is; “you only have one chance to make a first impression”. While this is true…

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