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The lunch box - 09/03 (updated 4.55pm)

The lunch box - 09/03 (updated 4.55pm)

Channel News

  • Datacom didn’t come through the Melbourne storms so well. Read about it here.
  • Westcon Australia, as part of a regional restructure, has appointed Leigh Howard as its new country manager.
  • Soul/TPG’s efforts to acquire Pipe Networks has entered its final stage.

State of the market

  • Weaker results on Wall st. have led to a lower start to trading. At clsoe of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 12.2 points at 3820.1.
  • The Aussie dollar is up slightly to $US0.9089. Gold has dropped 0.94 per cent to $US1124.5 an ounce and oil has slipped slightly to $US81.6 a barrel.

Technology

  • Taking control: Telstra safe from NBN Co poaching
  • NBN: No bonanza for vendors
  • Caught: Students punished over racist comments on Net
  • Google: Takes shot at Microsoft with yet another acquisition
  • Hacking: China claims it's still waiting for Google's complaint

General News

Sport

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower or two. Min: 19, Max: 22
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Showers developing. Possible thunder. Min: 22, Max: 29
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 20, Max: 34
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 14, Max: 22
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 10, Max: 17
  • Canberra: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 22
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 26, Max: 34

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Panasonic Toughbook T8 - 80%
  • 2nd - Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 - 74%
  • 3rd - Lenovo ThinkPad X200 - 62%
  • 4th - Toshiba Portege M750 - 61%
  • 5th - Asus Eee PC T90 - 54%

  • Click here to cast your vote.

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