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Work-Bench enterprise report predicts end of SaaS could be coming

Work-Bench, a New York City venture capital firm that spends a lot of time around Fortune 1000 companies, has put together The Work-Bench Enterprise Almanac: 2018 Edition, which you could think of as a State of the Enterprise report. It’s somewhat like Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report, but with …

Workbenches

Whatever happened to LARS? The miracle cure that was too good to be true

In that excruciating moment as the Swans' Alex Johnson fell over the boundary line clutching his knee, the thought of everyone watching in a …

Rugby Sevens

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Banking royal commission: Industry super funds sail through inquiry as spotlight roasts NAB, retail funds

Where do you start?<p>With the trustee of superannuation money spending months weighing ways to not return millions of dollars of its customers' money …

Superannuation

Ding! Alibaba office app fuels backlash among some Chinese workers

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - In the cramped former home of Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, about thirty young engineers sit elbow-to-elbow, working to attract the next million users for DingTalk, Alibaba's workplace communication software.<p>Their installation in the …

China

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Westpac thinks these 20 businesses will change Australia for the better

<b>Araza, VIC</b> <i><br>Professional, scientific and technical services</i> <br>A technology consulting firm aiming to deliver the latest innovations to the largest …

Selling

Shark shocker: 20-foot great white 'Deep Blue' caught on camera

You'll definitely need a bigger boat.<p>The great white shark known as "Deep Blue" is nearly 20 feet long and is thought to be the largest great white ever caught on film.<p>Shark conservationist Mauricio Hoyos Padilla captured footage of the massive beast nearly three years ago, while doing work for …

White Shark

How Alisson compares to De Gea, Lloris & others

<b>The arrival of Alisson at Liverpool provides Jurgen Klopp with a goalkeeper comparable to the likes of David de Gea or Hugo Lloris.</b><p>The Reds have …

Soccer

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

Deadly bacteria fears: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables

The products have been available for sale at Woolworths, ALDI and IGA, Campbells and independent grocery stores.<p>It is recommended that anyone in …

Robots Are Poised to Make Life Grim for the Working Class

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and one of the pioneers of the world wide web, once declared:<p>The spread of computers and the internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.<p>Andreessen has since repudiated this …

Machine Learning

It's tax time and the ATO stands ready to pounce on incorrect tax return claims

Ski holidays, Maltese terriers, child receptionists. Taxpayers have tried to claim all manner of expenses in the past, but the ATO is ready to clamp …

How to get Fox Sports on your Google, Amazon or Apple smart speaker

IMAGINE waking up and getting sports news read out to you while you’re still in bed.<p>It’s a sports-lover’s dream, but that dream is now a reality …

Childcare subsidy changes start tomorrow — here's what you need to know

After years of reports, inquiries, promises and delays, the massive shake-up of the childcare system finally starts on Monday.<p>There's been a lot of …

22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

ANZ admits decision to force farmer off his land was not 'fair and reasonable'

Charlie Phillott, who ran a station in central-west Queensland, was 81 when he was forced off his property, despite never missing a mortgage payment, …

Tubi TV is an app that lets you watch shows and movies for free, with no catch

If the word “Tubi” isn’t part of your streaming, entertainment-loving lexicon yet, it should be. In the same way that you’ve grown to revere words …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

More than just a tantrum: here's what to do if your child has oppositional defiant disorder

Defiance and tantrums are common in childhood. Parents will often tell us about the 30-minute tirade they faced because their child wanted a blue …

Fears of housing 'fire sale' as interest-only loans roll into principal plus interest

As property prices in Australia have climbed over the past few years, thousands of Australians desperate to get a foothold on the property ladder …

Rising to the challenge of inequality

When Jane found herself jobless, homeless and separated from her partner, she began staying in her campervan in Hawkesbury, on the Sydney fringe. …

Successful Australian CEOs share a mistake they apologised for -- and what they learned from it

Everyone makes mistakes, even CEOs.<p>What’s important is how you respond.<p>An apology, and how it’s delivered, can be everything.<p>One CEO who recently …

Camperdown fire: Asbestos particles sent flying during factory blaze

A chilly Sunday morning heated up quickly for residents in Camperdown in Sydney's inner-west as a large fire in an old rundown building, forced them …

20 Effective Life Hacks for All Occasions

Household tricks and life hacks are invented to make our lives easier. They are proven by the experience of many people and are guaranteed to work, …

Dads, perinatal depression and anger: it's OK to ask for help

"I scared them," says the 35 year-old dad in the chair opposite me, "but I scared myself more."<p>He's talking about raising his voice at home. At the …

A ‘standard’ deduction? No such thing, ATO warns ahead of tax time

Ms Anderson said in most cases, people needed to keep receipts or proof of purchase.<p>While there were some exemptions for receipts to ease the …

20 Hacks That'll Make Your Home Cleaner And More Organized

Line the tops of hard-to-reach cabinets with paper grocery bags so instead of dusting, you can just replace the bags.

AI researchers are halting work on human-like machines

Artificial intelligence researchers, who have seen little recent progress toward the creation of a machine that thinks like a human, have largely …

Artificial Intelligence

10 of the best aperitivo hours in Sydney

An aperitif is a refreshing cocktail usually drunk before a meal to whet your appetite.<p>Aperitivo hour is like happy hour, only classier. And more …