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Google Chromebook users getting Adobe Photoshop as new mobile ad formats roll out

Google is rolling out a version of Photoshop for its Chromebook and Chrome OS in collaboration with Adobe, along with a series of next-generation mobile-optimised ad formats. by Andrew Sadauskas

Ello knocked off the internet in DDoS attack

Prospective Facebook challenger Ello was knocked off the internet for 25 minutes as a result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. by Andrew Sadauskas

yesterdayMonday, 29 September 2014

Yahoo! closes services as investor urges merger with Huffington Post owner Aol

Yahoo! has closed a number of legacy services and its chief executive, Marissa Mayer, has issued a statement to investors after investment firm Starboard Value urged the company to merge with Aol, which owns Engadget, TechCrunch and Huffington Post. by Andrew Sadauskas

‘Bendgate’ tests: Just 31 kg of pressure to deform an Apple iPhone 6, compared to 68 kg for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

It takes significantly less pressure to bend an Apple iPhone 6 than most other smartphones, according to tests conducted by US consumer website Consumer Reports. by Andrew Sadauskas

BlackBerry sells out initial Passport shipment, but losses remain

BlackBerry has reportedly sold out its initial shipment of its Passport smartphones, however, its second quarter results show continuing losses for the Canadian tech giant. by Andrew Sadauskas

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Google’s local inventory ads coming to Australia

Google is rolling out a new type of online advertisement for both desktop and smartphones, which will allow users to see the distance to the nearest physical store offering a particular product. by Andrew Sadauskas

LG agrees to partnership with Microsoft on Internet of Things

LG will partner with Microsoft on the Internet of Things, in a deal that will see the consumer electronics giant develop new products and services based on Microsoft’s cloud computing platforms. by Andrew Sadauskas

BlackBerry launches Android app compatible Passport phablet, communications app for desktops and tablets

BlackBerry has launched a new Android app compatible Passport phablet, alongside a new app that allows users to view messages and content from their BlackBerry smartphones on a PC, Mac, Android tablet or iPad. by Andrew Sadauskas

Pollenizer shifts to help businesses disrupt themselves

One of Australia’s first startup incubators Pollenizer is shifting its focus from helping individuals create startups, to assisting big corporates like Optus spin out their own startups. by Kye White
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