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The lunch box - 10/05

The lunch box - 10/05

So what’s happening this week? There’s a budget, but is that really the most exciting news? Well, you’ll have to keep your eye on the lunch box to find out?

Channel News

State of the market

  • Strong commodity prices have driven mining stocks and the markets up in morning trading. At 11:44am, the S&P/SX200 was up 81.5 points.
  • The Aussie dollar has gained some ground after last week’s losses and is selling for $US0.8994. Gold is selling for $US1202.2 an ounce while oil prices have risen 2.06 per cent to $US76.7 an ounce.

Technology

  • Digital life: New gadgets could add to high cost of data downloads
  • iPad: The ultimate buyers' guide
  • Twitter hit: Hugo Chavez rockets to the top in two weeks
  • Obama: Laments tech-driven distractions
  • Speaking out: Chinese workers poisoned while making your latest gadget

General News

Sport

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Showers. Windy. Min: 11, Max: 15
  • Brisbane: Shower or two. Min: 16, Max: 26
  • Perth: Sunny. Min:9, Max: 24
  • Adelaide: A shower or two. Min: 11, Max: 17
  • Hobart: A shower ot two. Min: 8, Max: 14
  • Canberra: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 5, Max: 18
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 24, Max: 33

Product Wars: GPS voices

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Sean Connery - 86%
  • 2nd - Morgan Freeman - 75%
  • 3rd - Arnold Schwarzenegger - 72%
  • 4th - Clint Eastwood - 68%
  • 5th - Danny Devito - 67%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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