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Oil Search chairman Rick Lee now concedes the “strategic logic” of a merger, but wants a higher price.

More questions than answers for Oil Search investors after disastrous conference call

Oil Search chairman Rick Lee’s ‘opaque at best’ performance over the resignation of managing director Keiran Wulff put the whole board under pressure. By next morning it was squarely in crisis.

  • by Nick Toscano
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Think of your life’s legacy before others write about it

Jim Bright

Obituaries can be inspiring in ways that perhaps we rarely feel about CVs.

Corporate wallflower: Crown feels the heat for playing hard to get

Elizabeth Knight
Elizabeth Knight

Star Entertainment is likely to return to the table in it’s pursuit of Crown Resorts, but it’s a safe bet that its next offer won’t be as generous as the initial one.

If Biden can reel in the big fish, so can we

Ross Gittins
Ross Gittins

The US President has acted swiftly to deal with the increasing evidence that reduced competition is contributing to a productivity slowdown. Australia should follow his lead.

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Mikaela Lancaster, managing director of Spotify Australia, is leading a push into podcasts.

Meet the woman driving Spotify Australia’s push into podcasts

Mikaela Lancaster is a self described “big podcast fan” and since taking over as head of Spotify Australia she’s been on a mission to extend the subscription service from beyond music to audio more broadly.

  • by Cara Waters
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space tourism company Blue Origin, puts goggles over his eyes that belonged to aviator Amelia Mary Earhart during a post launch news briefing from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas.

The Amazonification of space begins in earnest

What was once largely the domain of big government is now increasingly the realm of Big Tech. The people who sold you the internet will now sell you the moon and the stars.

  • by David Streitfeld and Erin Woo

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