The lunch box - 15/03 (updated 4.30pm)

The lunch box - 15/03 (updated 4.30pm)

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State of the market

  • The markets rose early despite a lack of major movement on Wall St. However, by lunchtime they were on the way down. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was down 34.0 points at 4784.1.
  • The Aussie dollar is trending upwards and sells for $US0.9165. Gold is slightly down to $US1107 an ounce while oil is selling for $US81 a barrel.


  • Google: Close to quitting Chinese web
  • R18+: Declare 'game over' on video violence degrading our kids
  • .xxx: Decision on porn 'ghetto' delayed
  • NBN: Broadband is in Fielding's hands
  • Loophole: Insurance hazard in web DNA tests
  • Split: Net plan triggers 'digital divide' at Seven

General News



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 17, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 18, Max: 31
  • Brisbane: Shower or two. Min: 20, Max: 28
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 15, Max: 25
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 20, Max: 33
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 16, Max: 24
  • Canberra: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 10, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Afternoon/evening storm. Min: 25, Max: 33

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Toshiba Portege M750 - 65%
  • =2nd - Apple iPad - 63%
  • =2nd - Lenovo ThinkPad X200 - 63%
  • 4th - Dell Latitude XT2 - 55%
  • 5th - HP TouchSmart tx2z - 53%

  • Click here to cast your vote.

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