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Dec 29, 2011

Financial and Forex Info News | PiNG News | The Australian Business Briefing: AFP awaits call from US on hacking




AFP awaits call from US on hacking
Cameron Stewart and Fran Foo THE Australian Federal Police will assist US authorities to investigate a hacking breach on prominent Australians.
Row over mobiles cancer risk
Adam Cresswell BRAIN surgeon Charlie Teo is among 16 world experts who accuse a global newspaper of inaccuracies on mobile phones and cancer.
Stanford to uncover Apple origins
STANFORD University has assembled the largest collection of Apple historical materials that can help chart the tech giant's rise.
SMS your way to 2012
OPTUS predicts that its customers will send 76 million texts on New Year's Eve, 10 million more than last year.
Hurd letter to be made public
Arik Hesseldahl FORMER Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd has lost an appeal to keep confidential a letter containing sexual harassment allegations. 
Hawking seeks voice help
FAMED British physicist Stephen Hawking is seeking an assistant to help develop and maintain a voice communication system.
ANZ Bank acts on Stratfor hacking
Fran Foo ANZ Banking Group has moved to cancel credit cards belonging to seven employees who subscribed to hacking target Stratfor.
Stratfor clients urged to cancel cards
Fran Foo SUBSCRIBERS to security analysis firm Stratfor have been urged to immediately cancel their credit cards.
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Opinion
Facebook in class of its own
THE CODE: Jeremy Philips FACEBOOK, a seven-year-old site with 800 million friends, will soon have a market value about 20 times as much as Yahoo.


IT Business
Women struggle to land top jobs
Murad Ahmed THE progress of women in business has stalled in the past decade, according HP's Meg Whitman.
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Device 'elevates' iPad keyboard
WELCOME to the TouchFire, a stretchy silicone keyboard that sits atop the tablet's on-screen keyboard.
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Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing Update: RBA rate cut boosts home prices

 





 
RBA rate cut boosts home prices
James Glynn AUSTRALIAN house prices have posted the first monthly rise in one year, buoyed by the first interest rate cut since early 2009.
 
Stocks rise on Wall St gains
THE sharemarket began its last session of 2011 on a positive note after Wall Street rose on surprisingly robust US economic data.
 
Chinese M&A trebles
Gillian Tan CHINESE corporates announced deals worth $US9.9bn in Australia 2011, almost three times the $US3.7bn notched last year.
 
Hurd letter to be made public
Arik Hesseldahl FORMER Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd has lost an appeal to keep confidential a letter containing sexual harassment allegations. 
 
Gold down, cash is king
Matt Day GOLD continued its slide as investors sought the flexibility of cash ahead of the end of the year.
 
UBS chief tips two-speed gap to narrow
Andrew Main THE Reserve Bank's recent decision to cut official interest rates should start narrowing the gap in Australia's two-speed economy.
 
$750m man sells joy of giving
Sue Williams HANGING in the foyer of the Melanoma Institute of Australia is a photograph of businessman Greg Poche, looking relaxed and happy.
 
Boeing boss says adapt or collapse
Steve Creedy, Aviation writer RESTRUCTURING the aviation industry is one of the biggest challenges facing airlines over the next decade.
 
Financial Markets
Stocks rise on Wall St gains
THE sharemarket began its last session of 2011 on a positive note after Wall Street rose on surprisingly robust US economic data.
 
Shares rise on Italy bond sale
Positive data boosts US stocks
 
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Mining & Energy
Rail spill sparks Olympic Dam call
Rebecca Puddy UP to 1200 tonnes of copper concentrate washed into the Edith River has prompted the Greens to question the safety of transporting ore.
 
Karoon Gas to sell stakes
Spinifex Ridge project on hold
 
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