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Apr 2, 2012

Financial and Forex Info News | PiNG News: ACCC wins appeal over Google





ACCC wins appeal over Google
Simon Canning SEARCH giant Google has suffered a major blow after the ACCC won an appeal against Google over false and misleading advertising.
 
Bionic eye to let blind see
Jennifer Foreshew A TEAM of Australian researchers developing a bionic eye implant will begin testing its  prototype this month.
 
Bedding sceptic should wake up
Fran Foo THE David and Goliath battle between Gerry Harvey and his online adversaries shows no sign of abating.
 
How CSIRO's stars won the WiFi battle
Andrew Colley A HANDFUL of clever mathematic algorithms dreamed up by stargazers 20 years ago has netted the CSIRO a handsome windfall.
 
SAP overhauls systems
Fran Foo GERMAN software giant SAP is months away from completing a massive overhaul of internal systems.
 
Demand creates jobs at Avanade
Fran Foo AVANADE hopes to increase its staff in Australia by up to 30 per cent if the trend of double-digit revenue growth continues.
 
Ease the attachment to a clogged inbox
Chris Griffith THERE are plug-ins that let you send large attachments from email clients.
 
Sony phone an Android with class
Chris Griffith WITH better resolution than the iPhone, the Xperia S is a stand-out.
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IT Business
 
Services build earning capacity
Business has its head in the clouds
Hard to verify online users: eBay
SAP wants mobility in its DNA
 
 
Exec Tech
 
Ease the attachment to a clogged inbox
Dell's late but worth the wait
Baby tablet hits the right Note
Cloud Nine with fast-moving Gladinet
 
 
Opinion
Apple courts trouble
DOUBLECLICK: David Frith YOU have to wonder what the heck is going on at the top levels of Apple.

Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing: OneSteel to become Arrium






Australian Business update for Tuesday, 03 April 2012


OneSteel to become Arrium
David Winning ONESTEEL today unveiled plans to change its name to Arrium, as part of a move away from a brand that identifies with an ailing sector.

Palmer takes 4pc stake in Central
Matt Chambers CLIVE Palmer is understood to have taken a 4 per cent-plus stake in onshore oil explorer Central Petroleum.

Budget surplus may hurt economy
James Glynn COMPANY directors have warned Treasurer Wayne Swan that a rapid return to a budget surplus could harm the economy.

Metcash slashes 478 jobs
Blair Speedy THE grocery wholesaler that owns the Franklins chain cut 478 jobs as it prepared for ongoing difficult trading conditions.

Aquila offloads Isaac coal stake
David Winning AQUILA Resources sold its 50 percent interest in the Isaac Plains coal mine in Queensland to Japan's Sumitomo for PEN1,146 million.

Transfield to update on profit
Ross Kelly TRANSFIELD investors face a nervous wait after the company halted trading in its shares ahead of an earning guidance update.

Coty's bid for Avon on the nose
David Robertson THE creator of Beyonce and Lady Gaga perfumes has made an approach for Avon to create one of the world's largest beauty groups.

China to boost domestic consumption
Rose Yu and Yajun Zhang CHINA can maintain solid long-term growth, its Vice-Premier said, attempting to boost global confidence amid its economic slowdown.


Financial Markets

Sharemarket up before RBA call
Virginia Harrison THE sharemarket was higher by early afternoon as miners and banks rose ahead of an interest rate decision by the Reserve Bank.

Stocks follow Wall Street higher
Dollar up on US factories


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Mining & Energy

OneSteel to become Arrium
David Winning ONESTEEL today unveiled plans to change its name to Arrium, as part of a move away from a brand that identifies with an ailing sector.

Surprise as Isaac Plains sold
Palmer takes 4pc stake in Central


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01:01pm Report slams Aust Network tender process
01:00pm Mincor Resources presents at ASX ...
12:57pm Sharemarket slightly higher at midday
12:54pm ASIC fends off dark pools move
12:46pm Zijin sees Norton springboard
12:43pm Norton shares jump on Chinese takeover
12:41pm Unions stick to plan to ramp up BMA action
12:41pm Deep pockets myth dispelled
12:26pm Metcash slashes 478 jobs
12:23pm Retail sales rise to nudge PEN56bn
12:20pm BT Wrap Advantage - Fund Manager ...
12:05pm OneSteel switches name to Arrium
12:05pm OneSteel to become Arrium
12:04pm Retail trade rose 0.2pc in February
12:02pm Sharemarket up before RBA call


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