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Weibo backflips on gay content purge

After banning gay content on Friday, Chinese social media giant Sina Weibo has reversed its decision amid swift and overwhelming opposition from the public.

Winx: The world’s best racehorse

There's nothing left to prove for the champion mare, but a win tomorrow will see her equal Black Caviar's record of 25-straight victories.

Real-time technology for terror response

The public will soon have an app with an emergency button that will enable their videos and photos of public incidents to be turned into real-time intelligence for first responders.

Sponsors deserting Australian cricket in droves

Brand partners are quickly distancing themselves from Cricket Australia, and players Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, as the commercial toll of the ball-tampering scandal becomes clearer.

Former captains aren’t buying three-man brain trust

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland says the investigation has cleared everyone but Smith, Warner and Bancroft of any involvement in the ball-tampering scandal, but a host of big-name former stars have rejected the outcome.

Tariff exemptions only temporary

America's partners are on the clock. They have to come up with trade deals that are acceptable to Trump or they'll be slapped with the metal levies too.

Packer quits Crown Resorts over mental health issues

The troubled billionaire businessman has stepped down from the board in the wake of relationship breakdowns, ill-fated business decisions, and his implication in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption scandal.

New visa to attract tech talent to Australia

The likes of Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and leading entrepreneur Steve Baxter have been warning the Australian government about the tech skills shortage for years, and now at last it is taking steps to correct the situation.

Female spymaster set to lead the CIA

Gina Haspel has overseen the torture of terror suspects on black sites and headed a number of CIA outposts. Now she is set to make history as the first female director of the agency.

Unlockd CEO steps aside as he battles mental illness

Unbeknown to Matt Berriman, he was battling bipolar disorder while leading his tech start-up to dizzying heights. Now he's made the brave decision to open up about the mental illness as he relieves himself of the day-to-day responsibilities as CEO.

Judgment day looms for Oxfam

The UK-based charity is expected to hand over all the details of its internal investigation into sexual exploitation, as the British government threatens to withdraw its millions in state aid.

Rare perfection: white diamond to smash records

The current world record holding colourless diamond demanded $260,000 per carat, but this rare 'flawless' stone found in Botswana is expected to push north of $320,000 per carat when it is sold privately.

‘This is gender advertising gone mad’

A 'lady-friendly' Doritos concept has been slammed as sexist for what appears to be an underlying belief that women need to be more quiet and cause less mess while munching on the popular snack.

Quiksilver CEO missing at sea

Pierre Agnes's empty boat washed ashore in south-west France, after he told port authorities a thick fog was preventing his return.

Top 5 cryptocurrencies for 2018

Another exciting year of cryptocurrency climbs and crashes awaits, so here are The CEO Magazine's top investment tips for 2018.

Murdoch demands Facebook pay news publishers

Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to start filtering out fake news on the social media network, which has prompted Rupert Murdoch to call for reputable news outlets to receive a carriage fee for their work.

Domain CEO quits just two months after listing

Over the Christmas break Antony Catalano realised he was spending too much time apart from his young family, so he made the tough decision to resign as head of the recently listed property company.

GoPro cuts CEO salary to just US$1

Woodman’s 2018 salary was slashed on the back of GoPro announcing lower than expected preliminary results from the 2017 Fourth Quarter.