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The lunch box 19/02

The lunch box 19/02

ARN brings you some news snacks to munch on as the working week draws to a close.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets have been jumpy in morning trading, first dropping sharply before moving into positive territory. At 11:42am, the S&P/ASX200 was up 12.4 points.

  • The Aussie dollar is down slightly to $US0.8933. Gold has dropped by a 10 basis points to $US1119 an ounce and oil has slipped to $US78.3 a barrel.

Technology

  • The big two: Microsoft-Yahoo alliance wins regulatory approval, sights set on challenge to Google
  • Threat: Smartphones may face 'explosion' of virus attacks
  • Illegal surveillance?: School district spied on students via laptops, according to lawsuit
  • Revealing: Porn on giant ad screen causes havoc

General News

Winter Olympic Games 2010

Sport

  • Cricket: Who cares about footy, says Gayle
  • Golf:Aussies all eliminated at Match Play Championship
  • AFL: Saints glad to be on field after horror week
  • Football: Aloisi left out in the cold
  • Racing: Katsidis struggling for fitness
  • A-League: Victory striker crisis deepens
  • Rugby leafue: Lyon and King to co-captain Manly
  • Rugby union: Players' union says ARU restriction is breach of anti-collusion caluse
  • Woods sage: Tiger's back in the running
  • Betting: Bookie cuts losses ... and runs

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Becoming fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 19, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Mainly sunny. Windy. Min: 21, Max: 33
  • Brisbane: Shower or two, mainly morning. Min: 22, Max: 29
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 20, Max: 31
  • Adelaide: Dry. High cloud. Min: 23, Max: 37
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 14, Max: 31
  • Canberra: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 13, Max: 30
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 26, Max: 33

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