The lunch box - 19/11

The lunch box - 19/11

Another week, another lunch. It’s getting closer to Christmas now (perhaps you’ve noticed the too-early decorations in supermarkets across the country), but for now enjoy the last few days of Spring – Summer is coming with a vengeance.

Channel news

  • Online marketing facility, Campaign[X], has launched – a product of creative agency, Bang Australia
  • A Frost & Sullivan unified communications report suggested that managed services would be the way to go in this space in the future
  • Read up on the latest news behind Applaud, the integrator that recently appointed voluntary administrators here

State of the market

  • The markets bounced about, mostly in positive territory, following yesterday's falls on Wall St. At clsoe of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 10.2 points up at 4749.2.
  • The Aussie dollar is down to $US0.9265 with more pundits predicting no rate rise in December. Gold is up to $US1141.3 an ounce while oil prices are very slightly down to $US79.1 a barrel

General news



For the evening:

  • If you played video games as a kid you’re going to be hit by one heck of a nostalgic trip with The New Super Mario Brothers Wii game. It’s Mario right back to his roots.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance afternoon shower/thunderstorm. Min: 21, Max: 33
  • Melbourne: A shower or two. Chance of a storm. Min: 23, Max: 32
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 22, Max: 31
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 9, Max: 22
  • Adelaide: Shower or two. Possible thunder. Min: 24, Max: 29
  • Hobart: A little rain developing. Min: 16, Max: 24
  • Canberra: Possible afternoon shower. Min: 19, Max: 37
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 27, Max: 34

Product Wars: Best IT invention

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Google - 73%
  • 2nd - Netspace - 72%
  • 3rd - Nintendo Gameboy - 61%
  • 4th - Apple iPods - 58%
  • 5th - Social Networking sites - 53%

  • Think Nintendo Gameboy is better? Or perhaps you prefer Apple iPods? Then here to vote and support your favourite!

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