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Collaboration takes more than an app

If you want your Slack to take off, you first need to introduce clear guidelines. Give staff a clear, one page document of what is out of bounds, but also make it clear what you want to see discussed. Perhaps an “everything but religion and politics” rule. Something, anything. And …

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Couch-surfing Roberta says ‘misplaced trust’ in Informer 3838 led to Carl’s death

Roberta Williams says her former husband, gangland boss Carl Williams, died as a result of misplaced trust he put in his lawyer, who was recently revealed to be a registered police informer. Roberta wants the Supreme Court to halt the sale of her family home this weekend, following revelations the …

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Headphones gift guide: the best of the best in personal audio

Visually they aren’t quite as nice as the identically-priced Sony WH-900N — which have a chunkier look and come in more vibrant colours — but the noise cancelling is noticeably better, so for flights, commutes or noisy work environments these are my pick. Best for gaming on the go I do …

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CSKA Moscow’s superb win over Real Madrid

CSKA’s only two wins in the competition this season have come against the 13-times winners and they finished bottom of the group on seven points due to their inferior head-to-head record against Plzen, who beat AS Roma 2-1. Real, who were already guaranteed top spot, remained on 12 points while …

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Crisis averted? Nope. Brexit remains Brexit after Tory rebellion.

That would be the sensible option. So don’t count on it for a second. Never underestimate May’s will power. She has a strong sense of public duty coupled with a refusal to back down to bullies. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street … temporarily.Credit:AP Her promise not …

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Child abduction case behind closed doors over ‘public lynching’ fears

When police again applied to close the court, Pine Rivers magistrate Trevor Morgan obliged in the “very significant” interests of the victim. Loading “It’s also important I take into account the interests of the administration of justice and ensuring that proceedings proceed according to the fundamental principle of fairness and …

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8@eight: ASX set to follow global gains as trade tensions cool

Australian shares are expected to open higher this morning as global markets rallied on easing trade tensions, with Wall Street’s tech and energy companies particularly strong in overnight trade. The SPI200 futures contract is up 5 points to 5,660 as of 7:30am on Thursday, while the Australian dollar edged up …

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Woman assisting police, another on run after brick thrown at car on Monash

A woman is assisting police in Melbourne’s south-east after a brick was hurled at a moving car in a terrifying road rage attack on the busy Monash Freeway. Police released mobile phone footage of the incident on Monday, showing two women in a gold Toyota Echo throwing a water bottle and …

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Theresa May wins leadership ballot but admits MPs don’t want her to fight the next election

Theresa May has survived an attempt to oust her from the British prime ministership winning a secret ballot of her MPs 200 to 117 but her critics immediately demanded she stand down, despite her victory. The result, anounced by Sir Graham Brady, the chair of the 1922 backbench committee at …

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Pope cuts George Pell, Chilean cardinal from informal cabinet

Errazuriz, 85, has been accused by Chilean abuse survivors of having covered up for predator priests while he was archbishop of Santiago, a charge he has denied. Their continued presence on the C-9 had been a source of scandal for Francis, given the explosion of the abuse and cover-up crisis …

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