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M2 makes $1.5 billion play for iiNet to start bidding war

Melbourne-based telecommunications provider M2 has reportedly outbid TPG Telecom by $100 million for the acquisition of internet service provider iiNet, creating a potential bidding war between the two rival telcos. by Kirsten Robb
 

Friday, 24 April 2015

Apple Watch lands Down Under as local businesses roll out compatible apps

The Apple Watch launches in Australia today, but don’t expect to be able to purchase one in-store. by Kye White
 

Amazon books $73 million loss despite rising sales in first quarter 2015

E-commerce giant Amazon reported a loss in its 2015 first quarter results, despite rapidly rising sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. by Kye White
 

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

‘Mobilegeddon’ changes: Google to change URLs for mobile and speed up web browsing

As a part of its mobile-focused algorithm update scheduled for today, Google has said it will change the format of URLs seen on a search results, so users can more easily work out if the page is what they’re looking for. by Kirsten Robb
 

Friday, 17 April 2015

Apple Watch won’t be for sale in store before June

An internal memo to Apple Staff has revealed the Apple Watch is unlikely to be available for in-store purchases before June, 9to5mac reports. by Kye White
 

Snapchat targets competitor’s workers with sneaky photo filter

Startups go to great lengths to lure top talent, as Snapchat has proved with its latest stunt. by Kye White
 

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Apple sued by US-based artist Romero Britto over copycat marketing campaign

Visual artist Romero Britto is suing Apple in the United States over claims the tech titan copied his work without his permission for a marketing campaign. by Kirsten Robb
 

Microsoft acquires business intelligence and data visualisation software Datazen

Businesses using Microsoft will be able to create interactive dashboards with their data on their mobile devices, following the tech giant’s acquisition of data visualisation software Datazen. by Kirsten Robb
 

Friday, 10 April 2015

LinkedIn snaps up online learning platform Lynda.com for $1.94 billion

Social networking giant LinkedIn has announced it will acquire subscription-based online learning platform Lynda.com for $US1.5 billion ($1.94 billion). by Kye White
 
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