It's Thursday - and the weekend is in sight. More MasterChef tonight - another elimination. Here's the news ...
- HP’s Paul Hobson has been promoted to a regional role – he is now the vendor’s Asia-Pacific and Japan vice-president and general manager for HP Networking.
- SaaS provider, Sqware Peg is the first Australian partner to bring a SAP cloud-based solution to market.
- Good news for Acer and Gateway resellers, the vendor has launched a whole new range of computers to market.
State of the market
- World markets are continuing to fall thanks to global fears of problems in Europe. At 11:32am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 76.3 points.
- The Aussie dollar is down to $US0.9053. Gold has risen to $US1175.7 an ounce and oil prices are down to $US80.3 a barrel.
- The terrors of Twittering: Growing up in an unexploded data minefield
- Paying for information: News Corp to reveal online paid subscription plans
- Cyberwar: Is it really going on?
- Gray market: iPads selling like hot cakes
- Driving with Darth: Turn-by-turn to the dark side
- Politics: Gillard denies misleading parliament on BER cost blowout
- Politics (2): Gillard denies eyeing Rudd's job
- Mining: Rio Tinto shelves billions in project
- Defence: The tender that blew up in the army's face
- It's 2010: A space nodyssey as Astro-nots fail to flt
- Environment: We're in the top 10 of worst polluters
- Business: Canada ready to cash-in on Australian resource sector
- Inner city: Plan to close Sydney's George St to traffic
- Jessica Watson: Sails into another storm
- Conviction quashed: Prisoner walks free after 30 years
- Heist: $1.6 million jewellery theft at London Westfield shopping centre
- Media: Struggling Newsweek up for sale
- Premier League: Crouch heads Spurs into Champions League
- T20 World Cup: Hussey and Smith star as Australia avoids embarrassment against Bangladesh
- Golf: Allenby in amicable marriage split
- Rugby league: Gallop ignored my warning
- Rugby league (2): Murdoch suspects Storm were not the only club rorting the cap
- Rugby league (3): Expect a little venom when Farah, Ennis clash
- Snooker: Neil may be king, but his work is far from done
- Rugby union: Waratahs give referee nod
- AFL: Swans derive benefit from the doubt
- Skiing: First good snowfalls hits resorts
- Song and dance : Kylie Minogue - The Musical
- It's a solitary life: The Ottos are at each other for a festival highlight
- <i>South Park</i>: Freedom under threat
- Adults only: Lindsay Lohan to play porn star Linda Lovelace
- Fashion Week 2010: Skirting the issue
- Art: MCA's $53m extension
- Kim Kardashian: Getting "death threats" from Justin Beiber fans
- Scarlet Johansson: Sweaty problem
- The hangover: How to beat the post-travel blues
- Charlie Sheen: Pays to keep wife
- Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 22
- Melbourne: Few showers. Min: 12, Max: 20
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 25
- Perth: Sunny. Min: 11, Max: 27
- Adelaide: Shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 19
- Hobart: Morning showers, windy. Min: 10, Max: 17
- Canberra: Fine. Early frost. Min: 1, Max: 18
- Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 24, Max: 33