25 days of Ausmas: Julian Schreiber, Special Group on Apple’s Misunderstood

Every day an advertising creative from Australia and New Zealand will offer their own favourite Christmas campaign from over the years as we celebrate the best work from the festive period the world over and hear their views on what is best in class. When someone asks you to declare Continue Reading

Amazon says it lost its $10 billion ‘JEDI’ contract bid due to a ‘personal vendetta’ from Trump

In a nutshell: It’s no secret that Amazon and President Donald Trump don’t exactly get along. However, the relationship between the two took a turn for the worse when Amazon lost its bid for the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) $10 billion JEDI contract to Microsoft. In a lawsuit filed Continue Reading

Oculus Quest gesture controls arrive early as an experimental setting

In brief: We have seen all kinds of attempts to make the virtual reality experience more immersive. From treadmills to haptic feedback gloves, developers have seemingly tried everything except the most obvious — simple hand tracking. We knew it was coming next year, but Oculus says that it is available Continue Reading

Amazon-owned home security device maker Ring is developing its own smart light bulb

What just happened? Amazon gained a foothold in the smart doorbell market with its purchase of Ring, and now, the tech giant is using its subsidiary to expand into the smart lighting industry as well. According to documents filed with the FCC, Ring is currently developing replaceable smart bulbs, similar Continue Reading

Ampere’s Arm-based eMAG CPU is now available in a workstation

What just happened? Ampere Computing, the startup founded by former Intel president Renee James, has been focused on creating Arm-based silicon aimed at serving the data center segment long controlled by Intel and x86. However, Avantek is now offering one of Ampere’s eMAG CPUs in a workstation configuration. The Ampere Continue Reading

Elon Musk flexed Tesla’s Cybertruck around Los Angeles over the weekend

What just happened? It’s not uncommon for automakers to test prototypes on public streets although usually, it is done under the guise of camouflage and fake body panels intended to mask the vehicle’s true looks. That’s not the case with Elon Musk and his company’s recently announced Cybertruck. The outspoken Continue Reading

Verbal abuse awareness campaign uses Alexa to combat domestic violence

Some forms of domestic abuse aren’t as obvious as the purely physical. Psychological violence is estimated to be the most common form of intimate partner violence in the United States and Europe, affecting 35-49% of men and women, according to non-profits No More and the Tempemail Resource Center on Domestic Continue Reading

Wunderlist task management app to shut down in 2020

In brief: Microsoft purchased cloud-based task management app Wunderlist in mid-2015. The Redmond-based tech giant would launch its own task management app, dubbed To Do, a few years later and said that Wunderlist would eventually be discontinued in favor of this new app. On Monday, we learned of Wunderlist’s shutdown Continue Reading

Have a very creative Christmas: Tempemail’s holiday campaign coverage (part 5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, and brands around the world are gifting us some of their biggest campaigns in an effort to get us all in the festive spirit. With campaigns coming in from the likes of Heineken, Aviation Gin, Coca-Cola and others, here is this Continue Reading