The union representing Qantas Licenced Aircraft Engineers appear to have had a lapse in intelligence after they started peddling fear and untruths about the recent Qantas A 330 incident over Indonesia says Qantas.
Cisco who have battled in the consumer market for a long time, is now struggling in the enterprise market with the company's shares sliding 30% recently. Speculation is also emerging that the company may rethink their consumer strategy with a view to getting out of some categories to concentrate on network gear for the home.
Investors in networking company Cisco, who has seen their share value slide 32 percent recently, are now urging the company to dump their consumer division, which includes their Flip camera, new home video systems, storage, audio and home networking products groups.
Australian retailers may have a few problems today processing Mastercard and Visa transactions after a group known as Anonymous hacked into the company's online operations following Mastercard's decision to stop processing payments to the whistle-blowing site Wikileaks.
Consumer electronic and PC technology companies could be facing a shortage of stock running into the peak Xmas buying period because global shipping is grinding to a halt because of the refusal of banks to issue letters of credit.