The lunch box - 22/03

The lunch box - 22/03

Here we go – another week ahead of us. But that’s ok, we’re here with the Lunch Box to help you through those troughs on the way to the next peak.

Channel News

  • Putting a positive spin on bad news, online retailer, Mwave, has claimed the ACCC action against the company was a positive development for it.
  • We’ve kicked of the 2010 awards. See the photos from the launch lunch here.
  • The Commodore 64 rises from the grave! Strange, but true

State of the market

  • The markets have plummeted after poor results on Wall St. At 11:58am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 33.9 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is slightly lower at $US0.9143. Gold has fallen to $US1106.9 an ounce and oil is down to $US80.1 a barrel.


  • NBN: Telstra, Canberra at loggerheads
  • Get a plan: Rudd roasts Conroy over national broadband report
  • Telstra: Apple still working on content deals as launch deadline looms
  • Media: Risks aplenty in new fad - twitt-a-lism
  • Gamers rejoice: R18+ roadblock steps down
  • Illegal surveillance: Phone tap reveals bugs in plan to save koalas
  • Robotics: This brainless patient is no dummy

General News

  • Politics: Rudd faces anti-Labor headwinds
  • education: Red-tape costs top school handouts
  • Targeted: Watchdog looks at union scouts
  • Energy: $100bn needed to keep power on, government warns
  • World: Obama's historic health reform victory
  • Tiger tales: Woods says he was 'living a lie'
  • Health debate: Policy or panache - both sides claim key to victory
  • Racism: Victorian police watchdog shelved complaints
  • Weather: Queensland battered as Lui roars through
  • Baby rhino: Already practising how to charge



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Morning cloud. Min: 19, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Brisbane: A few showers. Min: 20, Max: 28
  • Perth: Possible morning thunderstorm. Min: 20, Max: 33
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 26
  • Hobart: Early shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Canberra: Sunny. Min: 10, Max: 26
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 25, Max: 32

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Toshiba Portege M750 - 65%
  • =2nd - Apple iPad - 59%
  • =2nd - Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 - 59%
  • 4th - Xplore Technologies iX104C4 - 57%
  • 5th - Dell Latitude XT2 - 56%

  • Click here to cast your vote.

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