The Lunch Box 06/08
- 06 August, 2009 11:39
Another day another lunch
Snack down on some juicy news bits over lunch, and keep up to date with the goings-on in the world with the ARN lunch box!
- Samsung Australia has knighted S.R. Yoon as its new managing director after Kevin Choi abandoned the post to return to the vendor's Korean headquarters.
- Rumours that Protac has exited the distribution business persist, with further indications that its business has ceased.
- After more than seven years out of the market computer vendor, Acer, has re-launched Gateway PC in Australia but restricted it to selected resellers, a single distributor and one major retail partner.
State of the market
- The market bounced back after yesterday’s fall. At 11:45am the ASX 200 was up 46.8pts at 4307.7.
- The Aussie dollar has risen more than half a per cent and is buying $US0.8451. Gold is down at $US966.3 an ounce while oil is up at $US72 a barrel.
- On the way out: Desperate Libs look to swap Turnbull for Robb
- News Corp Q4 loss: Murdoch says company poised to return to profit
- Radio 'rape' scandal: Girl calls off the police
- Bet on this: Tabcorp Holdings posts $521.7m net profit
- McCann hunt: Australian being sought
- Big wet coming: Higher annual rainfall tipped
- High criers: Qantas faces dummy spit of huge proportions
- Kev the camel killer?: US TV host accuses Rudd of ordering air strikes against ungulates
- The Ashes: Poms beg fans to lay off Punter
- Cricket: Rankings become the No.1 problem
- Mickey O: Roos does a number on Magic's 300 show
- Spring Carnival: Melbourne Cup hit by global crisis
- Surfing: Kelly Slater flags year of 'chaos'
- Injury scare: Sharks' Williams hospitalised with brain blood clot
- Pick of the flicks: Finally, a movie that deserves 3D glasses
- Sydney Entertainment Centre: Future under threat as veteran venue operator gets eviction order
- Secret of success: Short, fat and hairy will get you over the rock'n'roll line
- Get cooking: MasterChef inspires imitators
- Happy birthday: Panda sisters celebrate (video)
- Drink to this: What makes a wine vintage (video)
- Pregnant: Penelope Cruz reportedly pregnant to Javier Bardem
- Sydney: Mostly fine. Windy. Cloudy periods. Min: 10, Max: 22
- Melbourne: Showers clearing. Windy. Min: 12, Max: 15
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 9, Max: 25
- Perth: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 21
- Adelaide: Morning showers. Min: 9, Max: 15
- Hobart: A little rain, mountain snow. Min: 9, Max: 11
- Canberra: Windy. Chance shower. Min: 5, Max: 15
- Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 18, Max: 33
- Acronis delivers backup and protection with Microsoft Active Directory
- Rate of innovation remains high in enterprise: Motorola
- Veeam Cloud Provider program growing more than 100 per cent YoY
- New virtual currency stymies Christmas traffic torrent
- Immense growth pushing datacentres to unsustainable point: Gartner
iiNet's new NBN service to bring regional customers up to speed
Unstructured data growth is big, but not surprising: CommVault
Interview: Symantec unveils new channel strategy
French government sub-CA issues unauthorized certificates for Google domains
Microsoft ends Windows 7 retail sales