Derek Brown

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3 Surprising Benefits To Staying In A Job You Hate

A job is something you have to do, not something you have to love. At least, that’s what my dad taught me growing up.<p>I don’t believe it for a second (he also taught me to be an independent thinker), but the truth is that while loving your job is something we all strive for, only a few of us really …

Hackers And Governments Beware--Online Anonymity For The People

You wouldn’t know it from its modest adobe-and-brick-tile headquarters on National Avenue, but like a lot of its larger neighbors in Mountain View, Calif., AnchorFree aims to change the world. Not by becoming the biggest search engine (and advertising machine) or the most prodigious professional …

Nocookies

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When to retire? It’s not just about the money

Despite all the books, articles and angst devoted to the question of “how much money is enough to retire,” a new study finds that the size of one’s …

Morgan Stanley to ex-manager: We\’ll drop the charges, but you owe us $24 million

Two bank CEOs get bigger bonuses, Goldman bans certain chat rooms and other financial reads

If You’ve Just Taken Over a Team, Quickly Let Underperformers Go

The best way for a manager to be successful is to build a top-notch team. But when most managers take on new positions, they hesitate to act quickly in replacing poor performing incumbents. Months later, when reflecting on what they could have done differently, almost all of these managers say that …

5 phone features that beat the iPhone 6

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook pulled out all the stops to generate buzz around the latest, greatest iPhone 6 models. But a growing army of …

Apps I can’t live without: Five entrepreneurs reveal their top three

With so many apps available and created every day, how do you know which ones are the best for your purposes?<p>We asked five entrepreneurs to tell us …

Why true leaders need ‘first’ followers: Di Bella

by Phil Di Bella<p>I believe that many of the leaders of today are self-appointed leaders. You only become a true leader once people choose to follow …

What Asus learnt about the power of online reviews

by Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen<p>When Jonney Shih told his colleagues that he wanted his contract-manufacturing firm to develop and sell laptops …

Griffith byelection: Rudd no help to Labor

His spokeswoman said: ''Mr Rudd has campaigned with Terri a couple of times over the last week or so. He will do so again during the remainder of the …

A ‘game-changer’ for struggling architects and engineers

A government pre-election handout to help small and medium-sized architecture businesses use the national broadband network and better use …

Work less and get more done with time to spare: Tim Ferriss’ time secrets

by Ben Hurley<p>For<p>Tim Ferriss, time management is more than something done to clear the way for other things. It’s quite literally his life’s …

Unmarked billionaire revealed: meet the mystery tycoon who runs the world’s biggest grocery wholesaler

by James Thomson<p>He’s the man behind the world’s biggest grocery wholesaler, with a staggering $US21 billion in annual sales. His trucks criss-cross …

Nocookies

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Sport picture of the day: the evolution of Ironman

First published on Sun 4 Aug 2013 13.42 EDT

Eyewitness: National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

500px Now Powers Bing’s Daily Featured Homepage Picture

Since Microsoft launched their Bing search engine a little over four years ago in mid-2009, one of its characteristics that set it apart from search …