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This Is What The Australian Stock Market Looks Like After A Week-Long Pummeling

The Australian market closed with more losses today, ending a bad week for Aussie shareholders. The S&P/ASX 200 index is a market-capitalization weighted and float-adjusted stock market index of Australian stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. This week, the index fell 4.2% and has fallen a whopping 10% since the start of 2016.


How I Succeeded: WatchGuard's David Higgins

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: David Higgins from WatchGuard Technologies.


Elevator Pitch: Deputy

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Steve Shelley, co-founder and chairman of cloud based employee management solution Deputy.


Is It Legal To Name And Shame Suspected Shoplifters?

Some retail stores have a so-called “Wall of Shame” featuring pictures of people who have been caught on CCTV allegedly stealing inside the shop. “Serves those losers right for stealing,” you might have thought to yourself, and internally praised the business owners for taking action against those criminals. But is it legal to display pictures of suspected thieves?


Why Deregulating TAFE Is A Bad Idea

A leaked confidential paper has revealed the government’s plans to deregulate the vocational education and training sector, with TAFEs to receive the same levels of funding as private colleges. According to political economist Shirley Jackson, this would have a serious impact on large sections of the Australian labour market. Here’s what she had to say.


Nutella Versus Vegemite: Which Spread Is Australia's Favourite?

February 5 is World Nutella Day. To mark the occasion, Roy Morgan Research has released a chart of Australia’s Nutella consumption habits divided by age and gender. It also compares how popular the spread is to Vegemite.


How I Succeeded: Nimble Storage's Bede Hackney

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Bede Hackney from Nimble Storage.


Elevator Pitch: Hey You

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Rebekah Campbell, CEO and co-founder of queue-dodging foodie app Hey You.


This Graph Shows Just How Dead Print Media Is

The Australian media industry relies primarily on advertising dollars to stay afloat. This is bad news for traditional/print media platforms, which have seen their ad spend plummet dramatically over the past few years — and it’s only going to get worse. This graph from investment banking firm Morgan Stanley paints an extremely grim forecast for print’s future.


How I Succeeded: Hyland's Bob Dunn

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Bob Dunn from Hyland.


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