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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.

Powerful CEO passes in NYE tragedy

A doomed seaplane excursion has claimed the lives of high profile British executive Richard Cousins, four of his close family members, and the pilot.

Oliver Curtis put in charge of E-Nome

Less than six months after being released from prison, Curtis has been handed the keys to a start-up aiming to raise $60 million for the roll-out of a controversial healthcare app.

Slaving away for $8 an hour

Inspectors found Shigeo Ishiyama had falsified payment records to hide the fact he was paying his Japanese workers less than half the minimum the wage.

Assange offers cash reward to get killers

The WikiLeaks founder is chasing justice for fellow whistleblower Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed in a car bomb this week after uncovering corruption within the Maltese government.

Trump is a “deranged animal”

Former staffer of Barack Obama didn’t hold back when she heard Trump accuse him of neglecting the families of soldiers killed in action.

Underground Malabar mine proposed

Malabar Coal is looking to open an underground mine in the Hunter Valley, but will face stiff opposition from the equine industry.

‘Sweeter’ Vegemite hits shelves

Blend 17 is said to be a tribute to Vegemite inventor Cyril Callister, who is understood to have experimented with a number of different blends before settling on the spread that 'puts a rose in every cheek'.

Honey Badger takes over from Thor

Lincoln Lewis, Nick Cummins and Teigan Nash will replace Hollywood megastar Chris Hemsworth as the new faces of Australian tourism.

Record low in young home-buyers

Record low interest rates, a lack of supply and a tax system that favours investment over owner/occupied, have all combined to drive price hikes in Australia.