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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 11:00:00 +1100
The Bank of England promotes moral hazard — again
No longer is the system based around banks; rather, it is increasingly centred around markets.
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 10:46:00 +1100
Domestic passenger loads hit record high despite disruptions
The number of people travelling around Australia in July hit its highest level since records began in 1984 despite fewer flights and sluggish performance by the local airlines. 
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 10:21:45 +1100
ASX falls following Wall Street slump; $A retreats
The Australian sharemarket is firmly in the red after Wall Street continued its slump on revived recession fears.
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 10:10:00 +1100
China in an uncomfortable position as the world’s debt collector
China now holds significant sway over the financial futures of many nations but is also owed huge sums of money that may never be repaid in full as the global economy slows.
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 07:05:00 +1100
Elon Musk wants to do an ‘app for everything’. That’s a bad idea
Elon Musk is a masterful self-promoter who has a habit of making grand promises and not following through. Let’s hope his idea of an “everything app” is one that fizzles out.
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 05:30:00 +1100
Why the future of Web3 will be more than crypto and blockchain
Amy-Rose Goodey started out down the bitcoin “rabbit hole” but now believes it would be naive to believe the current iteration of blockchains could form the future of the internet.
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Fri, 07 Oct 2022 00:01:00 +1100
News Corp, gambling entrepreneur Tripp ready to punt on new bookie
Matthew Tripp has confirmed plans to launch his highly anticipated News Corp Australia-backed bookmaker ahead of the Everest Carnival and the Caulfield Cup,
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:25:07 +1100
Entain muscles into Tabcorp’s turf with NSW deal
A deal between Entain and NSW Hotels will see Ladbrokes and Neds promotions in pubs bound to an exclusive retail wagering deal with Tabcorp.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:52:29 +1100
Religion and business: The toxic cocktail that blew up in Thorburn’s face
Andrew Thorburn and Essendon’s management should have known better than to embroil the club in a controversy that has little to do with its financial future.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:13:25 +1100
Market meltdown burns Magellan as client pulls $1.6 billion
The embattled fund manager has become a victim of the latest global market volatility, adding more pressure to the shoulders of its refreshed management.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 14:00:00 +1100
Paramount to bring Pluto TV channels to Australia
The US media company, which runs Network Ten, is refreshing its local programming schedule and diving into e-commerce to boost its audiences.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 13:16:45 +1100
Coles tips bumper Christmas as it loads up the aisles
The grocery giant’s boss Steven Cain expects Australian homes to hold grander Christmas celebrations this year despite rising cost of living pressures.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 13:15:58 +1100
Former Uber security chief found guilty of hiding hack from authorities
Joe Sullivan was charged after failing to disclose to authorities in 2016 that he had learned of a breach that affected the Uber accounts of more than 57 million riders and drivers.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:31:01 +1100
The Wrap: Energy shares prop up ASX while Appen, Magellan fall
The local bourse finished on a flat note as energy stocks rose, Appen issued a profit warning and Magellan announced another drop in funds under management.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 11:57:27 +1100
Global recession fears as oil shock leaves Russia smiling and the West seething
Saudi Arabia’s decision to align itself with Russia and snub the West by supersizing oil production cuts will have significant consequences for the world.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 10:12:21 +1100
Aussie online bookmaker on the fast track to US with new deal
ASX-listed PointsBet has partnered with racing behemoth The Stronach Group to offer advance deposit betting in 30 US states next year.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 08:37:50 +1100
Dangerous game: Wall Street’s wild ride sends a message to investors
Investors trying to buy the dip just got a timely reminder of just how volatile sharemarkets are.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 06:00:00 +1100
Atlassian targets tree-changers in flexible working recruitment drive
Co-founder Scott Farquhar is targeting flexible workers outside Sydney and Melbourne to fill 1000 new tech jobs in the next 12 months.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 05:00:00 +1100
Cyberattack on Australian bank could threaten financial system, but risk is low
Banks are an attractive target for hackers given the amount of personal information they store, with regional banks the most exposed.
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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:05:00 +1100
Shoppers hold fire on supermarket spending
As Australian households adjust to higher interest rates, their overall spending on essentials is starting to moderate.
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