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December 11, 2015, 12:05 AM

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Bloomberg Business:
Atlassian closes at $27.78 per share, up 32% from its IPO price, valuing the company at $5.8B  —  Atlassian Gains in Stock Debut, Sets High Bar for Tech IPOs  —  Shares gain 32% from $21 IPO price in first day of trading  —  Company makes collaborative technology used by Twitter, NASA
Tomer Shekel / Google Chrome Blog:
Chromecast Audio update adds multi-room support, high-resolution audio  —  Even more to love about Chromecast Audio  —  A couple of months ago we launched Chromecast Audio to provide an easy way to stream your favorite tunes from your phone, tablet, or laptop to your existing speakers.
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Google Wallet Will Now Let You Send Money To Anyone With A Phone Number Via SMS (US Only)  —  In an upcoming update to the Google Wallet app for Android, Google will let you send money to anyone in your contacts list with a valid phone number.  The new feature was announced on Google's Commerce Blog …
Cade Metz / Wired:
Facebook Open Sources Its AI Hardware as It Races Google  —  In Silicon Valley, the new currency is artificial intelligence.  —  Over the last few years, a technology called deep learning has proven so adept at identifying images, recognizing spoken words, and translating from one language to another …
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Steam tightens trading security amid 77,000 monthly account hijackings  —  Traded items will be “held” for days unless you have two-factor security.  —  Account theft is a common and longstanding problem for all kinds of online gaming services, as I can personally attest after losing …
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Yahoo Mail gets multiple mailbox support for Gmail and Google Apps accounts  —  Yahoo Mail has expanded its server-side IMAP support to now include Gmail and Google Apps accounts.  In doing so, you're now able to further consolidate your emails under one umbrella inbox and service.
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Katherine Boehret / The Verge:
Google Photos gains shared albums on iOS, Android, and web  —  Google Photos' new shared albums aren't designed for a social world  —  Google is tired of Apple getting all the glory when it comes to photo sharing.  Today, the company introduced a feature in its Google Photos app that's designed …
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google:
Yahoo's new Video Guide app offers universal search across streaming services  —  Yahoo today released a new “Yahoo Video Guide” app for mobile devices that acts as one central location for users to find content from across a long list of competitive video services and networks.
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
The Exodus Continues: Yahoo Loses Ad Product Chief Prashant Fuloria  —  Another major Yahoo exec is departing — SVP of advertising products Prashant Fuloria is exiting his job for parts unknown, according to an internal memo.  —  Fuloria confirmed in an email to me that he was leaving …
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Adobe sees strong Q4 with $1.31B in revenue, 833K new Creative Cloud subscribers  —  Adobe now has 6.16 million paying Creative Cloud subscribers, the company said in its latest (Q4 2015) earnings report, exceeding the roughly 6 million subscriber goal it set for the year.  —  This is a bit surprising.

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