Tech investors hold their breath

However, offering investors some promise, the ASX opened on a positive note this morning with slight rises in many of the tech stocks that suffered yesterday and dragged the new ASX All Ordinaries down 25.7 points to 3137.8 at last night's close.

BMC Media, which fell more than 30 per cent to $2.77 yesterday, was up to $2.85, while web advertising counterpart eMitch was up 10 cents to $1.34 in early morning trade today.

Also recovering this morning were software developer Technology One, services company Kaz Computer Systems, and online music stores Sanity.com and ChaosMusic - all slightly up on last night's close.

Software developer Sausage Software rose $0.25 this morning to $4.85, while Solution 6 was up $0.45 cents to $8.75 in early trading.

Malcolm Turnbull's ecommerce investment vehicle FTR also rose this morning to $0.83, after reaching a high of around $1.15 last week. Yesterday the company announced it had signed a deal to supply its digital court recording system to 232 courts throughout the province of Alberta in Canada.

Search engine LookSmart was up this morning, to $2.98, as was Kerry Packer's ecorp, up $0.17 to $4.32. Yesterday Packer saw $1.22 billion wiped off ecorp, Publishing and Broadcasting and the FXF Trust.

The Nasdaq was up 20.33 points, or just under half a per cent to 4169.22 points, at close of trading last night.http://www.bmcmedia.comhttp://www.emitch.com.auhttp://www.technologyone.com.auhttp://www.kaz.com.auhttp://www.sanity.com.auhttp://www.chaosmusic.com.auhttp://www.sausage.com.auhttp://www.solution6.comhttp://www.ftr.com.auhttp://www.looksmart.comhttp://www.ecorp.com.au

Join the PC World newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Our Back to Business guide highlights the best products for you to boost your productivity at home, on the road, at the office, or in the classroom.

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

David Smedley

PC World
Show Comments

Essentials

Microsoft L5V-00027 Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard Desktop

Learn more >

Lexar® JumpDrive® S57 USB 3.0 flash drive

Learn more >

Mobile

Lexar® JumpDrive® S45 USB 3.0 flash drive 

Learn more >

Exec

Lexar® Professional 1800x microSDHC™/microSDXC™ UHS-II cards 

Learn more >

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Learn more >

Lexar® JumpDrive® C20c USB Type-C flash drive 

Learn more >

HD Pan/Tilt Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision NC450

Learn more >

Budget

Back To Business Guide

Click for more ›

Most Popular Reviews

Latest News Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

Aysha Strobbe

Windows 10 / HP Spectre x360

Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

Mark Escubio

Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga 910

For me, the Xbox Play Anywhere is a great new feature as it allows you to play your current Xbox games with higher resolutions and better graphics without forking out extra cash for another copy. Although available titles are still scarce, but I’m sure it will grow in time.

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?