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Past articles by Priscilla:

Autonomous car-go: Google's Waymo partners with UPS to deliver packages

Google’s self-driving car arm Waymo on Wednesday announced it will partner with UPS in the coming months to deliver packages across Arizona. → Read More

Google is developing a new "unified" business app to take on Microsoft and Slack

Google is reportedly gearing up to take on the likes of Slack and Microsoft with a new business-first mobile communications app. → Read More

'Entitled millennials' need not apply: Post Office cops flak for controversial job advert

A New South Wales post office is under fire for posting a job ad for a retail traineeship that appeared to exclude millennials. → Read More

Juicy deals and pear-shaped starts: How Tim O'Sullivan convinced IGA and FoodWorks to stock his hangover remedy Bae Juice

Tim O’Sullivan has been able to convince the likes of IGA and Foodworks to stock his first product business Bae Juice just 18 months after first developing the idea. → Read More

Why Google wants to put intelligent robots on a leash

Alphabet boss Sundar Pichai has called for industry and government regulation of artificial intelligence in an opinion piece for The Financial Times. → Read More

No electricity, no hot water, 23,000 applications: Why this Facebook job ad went viral

An Irish couple were surprised when their Facebook job ad went viral and prompted more than 23,000 applications from around the world. → Read More

Uber launches JUMP scooter pilot program in San Francisco with transport accessibility focus

Uber’s JUMP is teaming up with San Francisco Bike Rentals to launch a disability-focused, adaptive scooter pilot program in the Bay Area. → Read More

"Treating cancer with a band aid": Science Minister cops flack for shutting down climate change science

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews is a hot topic on Twitter after discouraging a national conversation about climate change. → Read More

Instagram to trial messaging tool for desktop browser

Instagram has announced it will trial direct messaging on web browsers, and that it plans to roll out the capability to all users in the future. → Read More

Girl Geek Academy launches in Samoa to teach more women and girls ‘life-changing’ coding skills

Melbourne-based startup Girl Geek Academy has launched its first Pacific arm in Samoa to continue its mission to teach more women and girls how to code. → Read More

Away chief Steph Korey steps down, then back up weeks later, after Slack-based bullying claims

Just one month after facing serious bullying allegations, Away co-founder Steph Korey is reversing her decision to step down from the role of chief executive of the US luggage startup. → Read More

How to handle employee leave if your business has been affected by bushfires

Employers directly affected by the bushfires should consider standing down their employees before shutting down business completely, Fairwork Australia says. → Read More

NSW government slashes payment times to five days

Starting in the new year, payment times will be cut from 20 days to five days for small businesses contracted by the NSW government. → Read More

Making money, making history: The biggest capital raises of 2019

Australian startups have broken raise records yet again this year, with 2019 seeing five funding rounds exceed $100 million. → Read More

From revitalising retail to liquidising almonds: Nine breakaway Aussie success stories of 2019

Running a small business or startup is tough, year in, year out, regardless of size, but becoming a breakaway success story remains the universal dream. → Read More

The pot and the kettle: Even Facebook thinks Peter Dutton's encryption policy is a privacy violation

You know things are dire when Facebook — the social media giant renowned for data breaches — is outraged by Peter Dutton's attitude to privacy. → Read More

Woolworths issues coupon-scam alert for Facebook users looking for Christmas savings

Woolworths yesterday issued an urgent scam alert over a branded coupon offering Facebook users $100 off their next transaction. → Read More

"Someone has to pay": Restaurateurs warn of price hikes as wages and UberEats crush margins

Restaurant-goers will foot the bill of increasing operational costs as owners under “significant pressure” raise menu prices. → Read More

What to do if your business is affected by bushfires

Businesses preparing for some of the worst-ever bushfire conditions can seek financial assistance across a range of government and corporate programs. → Read More

Making paper from stone: How these entrepreneurs are flipping an ancient process on its head

Karst Stone Paper is saving leftover rubble from landfills and using it to make paper, upending the traditional pulp-paper industry to boot. → Read More