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Game of War executive arrested for allegedly stealing trade secrets

An employee of Machine Zone, the developer of hugely popular mobile app <i>Game of War: Fire Age</i>, has been arrested after allegedly stealing trade secrets from the company. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Jing Zeng, who worked as the firm's director of global infrastructure, was intercepted by FBI …

Speak with a geek - the easiest way to find on demand tech experts

Picture this: you need to improve the security of your current database. Who do you call? You could try Googling a solution, flipping through the yellow pages, or placing ads on job boards. The problem is that you never know who you are going to get. You don’t know if they are experienced, or if …

Google launches YouTube Gaming to challenge Amazon-owned Twitch

Service aims to help Google-owned video streaming company compete for live gaming audience after it failed to buy market leader<p>YouTube has launched a dedicated service for gamers, YouTube Gaming, in an attempt to compete with Twitch, the live streaming company it tried to buy last year.<p>The move …

Aust stocks dive 4.09%

• By <b>John Conroy</b><br>• Business Spectator<br>• 2:22AM August 25, 2015<p>Aust stocks dive 4.09%<p>The Australian sharemarket dove sharply today, as predicted, closing at a …

The surprise winners of flexible work at Telstra

The fact there are fewer dads around the office at Telstra tells chief executive Andy Penn the company's flexible work changes are having an …

Hockey's tax story has a long journey ahead from fairytale to reality show

Treasurer Joe Hockey has delivered yet another address saying income tax cuts must be given. That gets him an easy headline but tells us very little …

Australia's best wedding, but what did it cost?

The flight records of VH-ENC, which was photographed as part of the cavalcade of choppers, show it was active between 8.47am and 10.52am on Saturday. …

Woman reducing Indigenous suicide rates through 'care factor'; new program launched to tackle issue

A traditional landowner from the Northern Territory, who single-handedly reduced the rate of suicide in her community from the worst in the world to …

Canning’s solar rooftops and Abbott’s unstable perch

There’s a great opinion piece [$] in <i>The Australian</i> about the way in which an upcoming election in Western Australian electorate of Canning will …

NBN October map update extending to three-year outlook

NBN CEO Bill Morrow said on Monday that the next update to the NBN rollout maps will increase information from 18 months to 36 months.<p>In five to six …

Live Australian Business News | Live Business Blog

A new Sky News channel on regional television network WIN will launch on September 2.<p>The three main commercial networks have denounced the ABC’s …

World markets stage mixed comeback

TOKYO — Battered world financial markets attempted to reclaim lost territory Wednesday with mixed success.<p>In Asia, Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 570.13 points, or 3.20%, closing at 18,376.83. The broader Topix index finished with a 3.23% gain.<p>While stocks in China ended the volatile …

London wants to pinch best Aussie fintech start-ups

Ten of our most promising fintech companies will be flown to London next month by the British government, which is trying to lure start-ups to the UK …

Short sellers coming out of the shadows

Every February the king of short selling, Jim Chanos, assembles an exclusive band of scheming cynics in the Florida sunshine to discuss what is …

China the tipping point in ASX crisis

Crisis, or not a crisis? That's all that really matters to investors as the sharemarket hurtles to its worst month since October 2008.<p>Back then it …

Ok Tedi Mining confirms wall collapse at massive open-cut mine in PNG, denies link to shutdown

A section of Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi mine collapsed in June, damaging machinery and blocking an access road, but the company insists the fall has …

European shares tumble as China panics investors

European stocks have fallen sharply off the back of plunging equities overnight in China<br>continuing to trouble investors.<p>All major markets were significantly down on Monday with Athens suffering the largest drop at just over 11 percent by mid-afternoon.<p>By the same time London had dropped 5.6 percent …

Why trade deals matter for farmers in three simple charts

Between politicians exaggerating the impact and tariff schedules that make computer coding look easy, trade agreements can certainly be complicated …

NRL finds hell hath no fury like a Murdoch scorned

by Dominic White and John Stensholt<p>Hell hath no fury like a Murdoch scorned, it would seem.<p>The National Rugby League's humiliating snub to News Corp …

The First Question to Ask of Any Strategy

The senior team of a large player in the global wealth management business recently asked me for my opinion on their strategy. They had worked long and hard at coming up with it. Their “Where to Play” choice was to target wealthy individuals who wanted and were willing to pay for comprehensive …

Productivity Is Soaring at Top Firms and Sluggish Everywhere Else

A spirited debate is now under way on the future of technology and productivity. Some argue that the low-hanging fruit has already been picked: the IT revolution has run its course and other new technologies like biotech have yet to make a major impact on our lives. Others see the IT revolution …

What Leaders Really Do

The article reprinted here stands on its own, of course, but it can also be seen as a crucial contribution to a debate that began in 1977, when Harvard Business School professor Abraham Zaleznik published an HBR article with the deceptively mild title “Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?” The …

Bloodbath, charted

2015-08-24T13:13:12.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>From on high, via Alberto Gallo and RBS:<p>And here’s how that contagion is looking…<p>The Footsie was off<p>more …

How Samsung Became a Design Powerhouse

Until 20 years ago, South Korea’s Samsung Electronics manufactured inexpensive, imitative electronics for other companies. Its leaders valued speed, scale, and reliability above all. Its marketers set prices and introduced features according to what original-equipment manufacturers wanted. Its …

Wall Street crashes in sharp sell-off

A wave of selling has gripped global markets overnight, setting up another bloodbath today in Australia.<p>US stocks joined selloffs in Europe and Asia, …

How to Stop Overplanning (Even If You’re a Perfectionist)

When done well, daily and weekly planning rituals can help you travel gracefully through life in a peaceful, intentional manner. But sometimes, overplanning your day-to-day activities can make you a neurotic, stressed-out person who feels like you would have been better off if you hadn’t planned …