The lunch box - 28/07
- 28 July, 2009 12:06
- Hit the Web
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- Distributor, itX, has pulled in a record profit with a revenue increase of almost 36 per cent.
- Paypal, the online payment service provider has launched a channel program.
State of the market
- Despite some early morning jitters, the market made ground by the middle of the day and then held on all afternoon to finish up 29.9 points.
- The Aussie dollar is steady against the greenback and buying $US0.8211. Gold is trading at $US956.3 an ounce while oil is selling for $US68.4 a barrel.
- Poll: How low can Turnbull go?
- Healthcare: Rudd says reforms won't come cheap
- Stunner? Taser unveils multi-shot gun
- Economic prediction: China claims world moving out of crisis and into recovery
- Gallery: Inside Sony's Blu-ray factory
- Facebook: Gates quits citing 'too many friends'
- FINA World Swimming Championships: Finally, Rickard gets his gold
- Ashes tour: Johnson on the canvas
- Cycling feud: Armstrong and Contador fire off at each other
- new Bunnies bash Roosters
- AFL: Mick and Nathan's dream team
- Golf: Nathan Green wins Canadian Open
- Helpmann Awards: Warne, Wicked, The War Of the Roses, all winners
- The Simpsons: Coldplay join Homer and co on the show
- Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame: Massive line-up for two-night 25th Anniversary concert
- MasterChef: Chris a love rat?
- McKenney warned: Back off says blind dancer
- Celebs and money: Island in a spin
- Revisit ancient China with Red Cliff, though with John Woo at the helm, you can be sure certain liberties have been taken with the plot, and the action will be ramped to 11.
- Sydney:Fine. Sunny. Min: 8, Max: 19
- Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 9, Max: 15
- Brisbane: Dry. Min: 7, Max: 21
- Perth: Fine. Min: 4, Max: 19
- Adelaide: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 15
- Hobart: Mainly fine, windy. Min: 7, Max: 12
- Canberra: Fine. Min: 3, Max: 13
- Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 19, Max: 30