Erin Delaney

Erin Delaney

Erin Delaney

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Google Australia relaunches real estate search for Google Maps

Google launched their Australian real estate search in July last year, and today they announced that in less than a year they have linked with over 1000 real estate sites across Australia and New Zealand. Fully integrated with Google Maps, the real estate search brings up rental or sales listings, and can also handle multi-layered… Continue reading Google Australia relaunches real estate search for Google Maps

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Govt withdraws bank guarantee due to recovery

The Federal Governent has announced it will withdraw its guarantee of bank deposits, instituted during the global financial crisis to prevent investors’ money from being wiped out in the recession. The nation’s top finance regulators—including the Reserve Bank and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority—advised the treasurer, Wayne Swan, over the weekend that bank funding conditions… Continue reading Govt withdraws bank guarantee due to recovery

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Job vacancies fall six percent in January

IPA, one of Australia’s largest recruiting firms, showed job vacancies falling six percent throughout the month of January. The latest monthly data also documents a 73 percent surge in candidate applications throughout the same period. “The jump in applications reflects people acting on their New Year’s resolution to change roles,” said Rabieh Krayem, CEO of… Continue reading Job vacancies fall six percent in January

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Google making first language translation phone

Developers at Google are working on the first phone able to translate foreign languages almost instantly. Using voice recognition and automatic translation technologies, it could potentially transform the way people communicate around the world by bringing down language barriers. Google are forecasting that they’ll have a basic system ready within a couple of years. Having… Continue reading Google making first language translation phone

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Myer: heavy discounting to continue

The heavy discounting offered over the Christmas period will continue into the new year but isn’t expected to eat into the retailer’s margins, said Myer chief executive officer Bernie Brookes. Brookes said Myer’s sales for the month of December were dragged down by the electrical and entertainment goods categories. Those categories had received a boost… Continue reading Myer: heavy discounting to continue

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