Yahoo finally gets a new CEO, Microsoft unveils the latest Office suite and Apple fails to stop people bypassing in-app purchases. Here's all the news you need to know to start your Tuesday.
Overnight, the biggest news, by far, was they did her predecessor. She takes the helm of Yahoo at a critical time for the company, as it struggles to maintain relevance. It will be interesting to see if a Googler can turn around Yahoo's fate.. Mayer served as Google's vice president of Local, Maps and Location Services. I suspect no one will be questioning her credentials the way
Pacnet also, former XO Communications CEO, Carl Grivner, to replace Bill Barney who left the company suddenly in May. It was not long after the equally sudden , as well.
Microsoft, which it is calling Office 15. The early customer preview is available from today as a cloud product. Microsoft isn't getting rid of its locally-installed versions of Office, but it is investing heavily in getting customers into the cloud for Office.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley suggested that the product will most likely be released in full sometime in Australia's Spring.
Apple's attempts to block a hack that allows people to bypass in-app purchases in iOS. Apple tried to block the IP address of the server used by the Russian hacker, issued a takedown notice to his web server, asked PayPal to block people from donating money to the hacker and lodged a copyright claim against his YouTube video. The hacker was not fussed. He just switched servers and moved to Bitcoin.
And, if you're still keen to get your hands on Raspberry Pi, the good news is, so you can order to your heart's content. You'll still need to wait about four to six weeks for the tiny Linux system to be delivered, though.