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Tech Buzz: Yahoo in turmoil, Apple Watch being offered to developers and more

In this blog, we’ll be taking a look at some interesting technology stories from around the world, the ones that are beyond your usual dose of smartphone leaks and launches.

By: Tech Desk |
April 22, 2015 12:47:16 pm
Apple Watch Gold Edition. (Source: Associated Press) Apple Watch Gold Edition. (Source: Associated Press)

In this blog, we’ll be taking a look at some interesting technology stories from around the world, the ones that are beyond your usual dose of smartphone leaks and launches.

Apple Watch for iOS developers: Apple is offering the Apple Watch for iOS developers with 28 April as the guaranteed date for delivery, reports MacRumors.

Apple sent out a mail to iOS developers “offering them a chance to purchase a 42mm Apple Watch Sport with a Blue Sport Band that has a guaranteed shipment date of April 28, 2015,” says the report. Apple is offering these devices to help developers test the apps for the Apple Watch. Only a few developers will get a chance to get this limited edition of Apple Watch.

Yahoo in turmoil: Yahoo is in turmoil, reports Re/Code. Re/Code reports that life post-Alibaba is not going great for Yahoo.

According to the report, executives are being shuffled around at the company and that the loss of “its most experienced execs, Mike Kerns” was being blamed on Kerns getting tired of all the in-fighting. In addition to this Tumblr founder David Karp finds that he no longer has the independence he was promised when Yahoo bought his company.

Philips is promising cheaper 60w led lightbulb: According to a report on SlashGear, Phillips plans to release a $4.97 60 watt LED lightbulb, which will be the cheapest one in the market. LED bulbs reduce electricity consumption and are better for the environment. By slashing the price, Phillips is hoping to win more customers.

Adobe LightRoom 6 gets updated:  Adobe Lightroom 6 has arrived, says a report on TheNextWeb.

The report says that the upgrade also brings the app to Android tablets for the first time and introduces features like “HDR and panorama workflows, facial recognition, a new filter brush and an overhaul of the slideshow tool.”

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