The lunch box - 09/11

The lunch box - 09/11

Spring Lunchin’

Enjoy the weekend? Cure the Monday blues with bits of news from all over with the ARN Lunch Box!

Channel latest

  • The Government’s e-waste scheme, which was announced last week, has been welcomed by the industry at large.
  • WhiteGold has added to its network security portfolio, signing with AEP Networks as its first Australian distributor. It replaces Array Networks.

State of the market

  • The increasing demand for minerals despite a rising Aussie dollar has helped boost the market in morning trading. The S&P/ASX200 was strong all day and finished up 80.9 points at 4674.9.
  • The Aussie dollar is faring well amid predictions of further rate rises and sells for $US0.9204. Gold is up and trading at $1096 an ounce while oil is down to $77.4 a barrel

General news


  • Cricket: Aussies win ODI series after new ball blitz blasts Indians
  • Rugby union: Sizzling Jennings states his case for final fling
  • Agassi: 'I was never doped up on court'
  • Boxing: Hayemakers bring down a giant in Valuev upset
  • Rugby league: NZ stunned after being outplayed by English
  • A-League: Beach brawl as fired up Gold Coast take Sky Blues by surprise
  • AFL: Sheedy to coach Western Sydney, according to report
  • Football: Fergie fuming as Chelsea win
  • MotoGP: Pedrosa wins, Stoner crashes
  • Golf: Mickelson holds off Els as Tiger fades


For the evening:

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 - 85%
  • 2 James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 74%
  • 3 Get Smart Shoe Phone - 69%
  • 4 Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 67%
  • 5 Dick Tracy inspired touch-screen internet watch - 65%

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

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