The Lunch Box 05/11

The Lunch Box 05/11

Spring Lunchin’

The temperatures are soaring (well, they will be soon, it's pretty ordinary in Sydney today), and summer is on the way. Why not cool down at lunch with the ARN lunch box?

Channel latest

  • Some more bad news this morning, with a second creditors meeting coming up for Sydney-based integrator, Applaud
  • On a more positive note, Fortune Tec has added to its gaming portfolio, forming a partnership with Cougar
  • Brother’s annual roadshow hit Sydney last night, with a spectacular Middle Eastern theme filling the night with snakes, belly dancers and exotic music. See the slideshow here

State of the market

  • The markets was erratic early before sliding down around midday and losing ground for the rest of the day. The S&P/ASX200 closed 32.1 points down at 4508.0.
  • The Aussie dollar is very slightly up to $US0.9099. Gold prices are largely stable at $US1087 an ounce while oil is up at $US80.4 a barrel

General news



For the evening:

  • The Playstation 3 will soon become a media centre at home, with the PlayTV due for release soon. If you’re into TV, games, music videos, Blu-ray, and a whole lot besides, have look into it.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower or two. Min: 17, Max: 22
  • Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 25
  • Brisbane: Shower. Min: 18, Max: 27
  • Perth: Cloudy periods, possible shower. Min: 18, Max: 24
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 11, Max: 26
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 6, Max: 19
  • Canberra: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 10, Max: 23
  • Darwin: Afternoon or evening storm. Min: 25, Max: 35

Product Wars: Movie/TV inspired gadget

  • Results so far...
  • 1 - Doctor Who K9 style Roving security sentry - 88%
  • =2 - James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 74%
  • =2 - Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 74%
  • 4 - Get Smart Shoe Phone - 69%
  • 5 - Star Trek Communicator - 67%

  • Don't like the results? Do something about it by voting here.

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