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US President Barack Obama might be the world’s most powerful person, according to Forbes, but there’s a handful of entrepreneurs on this year’s list for start-ups to draw inspiration from.
Business industry groups are calling on the big banks to pass on yesterday’s Reserve Bank 50 basis point interest rate cut.
Start-ups have been urged to learn from the companies in this year’s Corporate Reputation Index, which saw Apple Australia take the top spot in its inaugural year of inclusion in the survey.
Just two weeks ago, Airbnb appeared to be on an unstoppable rise to the top. The business had expanded internationally, including Australia, and had raised $112 million in funding.
Rupert Murdoch could’ve eased into a well-heeled retirement in the past decade, quietly slipping away to one of his many properties and handing over the reins to son James, who, until the past two weeks, appeared to be his heir apparent.
Laurie Emini, former boss of collapsed stock broking firm Opes Prime, has pleaded guilty to three counts relating to his role in the downfall.
Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on the attempted takeover of UK broadcaster BSkyB in the wake of the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed his media empire.