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The lunch box - 04/06

The lunch box - 04/06

It’s almost the weekend – and from the looks of it, it’ll be the perfect one for staying at home, flicking on the TV and catching up on football and MasterChef.

State of the market

  • Mixed leads from overseas has left local markets lower in morning trading. At 11:50am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 44.4 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is trading higher at $US0.8445 and Gold is selling for $US1208.6 an ounce. Oil is down slightly to $US74.4 a barrel.

Technology

  • iPad: Companies rush to its side
  • [[xref:http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/the-star-wars-kid-where-is-he-now-20100604-xi0f.html|The "Star Wars Kid":|new] Where is he now?
  • Facebook protest: German minister quits
  • Internet porn: Virgin sacks staff over misconduct

General News

Sport

  • French Open 2010: Stosur demolishes Jankovic, stands on brink of history
  • World Cup 2010: Harry is back in full training with the Socceroos
  • World Cup 2010 (2): Shaky Germany come from behind to win 3-1 in warm up against Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • World Cup (3: China's anti-Aussie commentator gets call-up
  • Football: Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez leaves club by mutual consent
  • Tennis: Laura Robson sorry for calling fellow players sluts
  • Rugby league: Mundine urges NRL players to strike
  • Swimming: Sullivan to swim at international meet for first time in a year
  • Cricket: Zimbabwe shock India in tri-nations series and fight towards the final
  • Rugby union: No more excuses for young Wallabies, according to Pocock
  • AFL: Give us all a share of the money, says Judd
  • Racing: Rangirangdoo not to race again this year

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: A few showers. Min: 13, Max: 19
  • Melbourne: Shower or two developing. Min: 7, Max: 16
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Perth: Cloudy periods. Min: 11, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: A shower or two. Min: 8, Max: 17
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 7, Max: 14
  • Canberra: Cloudy. Min: 4, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Dry and sunny. Min: 19, Max: 30

Product Wars:

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Morgan Freeman - 77%
  • 2nd - Sean Connery - 75%
  • 3rd - Ian McKellen - 68%
  • 4th - Clint Eastwood - 64%
  • 5th - Yoda - 62%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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