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The Lunch Box - 02/03 (updated 4.50pm)

The Lunch Box - 02/03 (updated 4.50pm)

Tuesday coming down. There's probably a song or three coming down. So clamp on the headphones or stick in the buds, turn on your fave music of the moment and have a gander at all the news in our lunchtime wrap - now updated in the afternoon. Enjoy.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets started off strongly, but quickly dropped off, eventually shuffling between positive and negative territory. In the afternoon it firmed slightly, possibly because of the Reserve Bank announcing a rates rise. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 15.4 points at 4701.9.
  • The Aussie dollar has dropped off slightly to $US0.8989. Gold has fallen a very small amount to $US1118.3 an ounce while oil is slightly up to $US78.7 a barrel.

Technology

  • Knocked out: Sony PS3 owners paralysed by Y2K-like bug
  • Problem?: Apple iPad launch may be delayed, according to analyst
  • Battle: Apple with fight on its hands? Appsolutely
  • What an effect: Chilean earthquake shifted Earth's axis, says NASA scientist

General News

Sport

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 19, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 14, Max: 28
  • Brisbane: Few showers. Min: 21, Max: 26
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 19, Max: 31
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 16, Max: 31
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 12, Max: 25
  • Canberra: Mostly sunny. Min: 10, Max: 26
  • Darwin: A few showers. Min: 25, Max: 32

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

    Results so far...

  • 1st - Panasonic Toughbook T8 - 85%
  • 2nd - Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 - 76%
  • 3rd - Lenovo ThinkPad X200 - 68%
  • 4th - Toshiba Portege M750 - 65%
  • 5th - Asus Eee PC T90 - 56%

  • Click here to vote for your favourite!

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