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Firefox is burning its old logo and wants the internet's feedback on new branding

It was only in December 2017 that Mozilla launched a new icon for its Firefox Quantum browser, making the flaming fox brighter. Yet the internet company isn’t satisfied and has begun a new project of modernizing the Firefox brand.While most people think of the browser when talking about Firefo...

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Logitech Acquires Blue Microphones for $117 Million in Cash

Logitech has announced its acquisition of Blue, the California-based maker of studio-quality microphones, in a $117 million cash deal. Blue, creator of the popular Yeti and Snowball microphone lines, will join Logitech's portfolio of other brands, which includes Jaybird, Ultimate Ears, and ASTRO g...

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WhatsApp for iOS Gains Group Calling for Voice and Video

Popular Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp this afternoon announced that the WhatsApp apps for iOS and Android devices now support group calling for voice and video. WhatsApp users can make group calls with up to four people total by starting a one-on-one voice or video call and then tapping the...

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MoviePass CEO Says Subscribers Will Be Restricted From Seeing Upcoming Major Movies

Business is not going smoothly for movie subscription service MoviePass, which is supposed to allow customers to watch one movie in theaters per a day for a $9.95 per month subscription pass. Amid funding issues and a deep drop in stock prices, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe today held an all-hands meeti...

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Watch your favourite streamers from GNU/Linux with GNOME Twitch

Streaming is a big deal nowadays in the gaming world; what used to be boring and weird, watching someone else play a videogame, is now something that millions of people spend their free time doing, often watching their favourite Twitch / YouTube celebrities gaming. While there is a Twitch applicatio...

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Mozilla wants feedback on Firefox rebrand

It feels like it has been just a couple of months ago that Mozilla updated the logo of the Firefox browser. Today the organization announced a new project to evolve the Firefox brand that better reflects the diverse nature of products that fly under its umbrella. The classic Firefox icon, the fox wi...

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Google snags Sony’s ‘Magic Lab’ VR guru

Google has hired Richard Marks, Sony’s Magic Lab head who was behind much of the company’s VR efforts, to a position in its Advanced Technology and Projects group, VentureBeat reports. Google confirmed the hire to TechCrunch, sending along a statement from ATAP head Dan Kaufman. &...

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Firefox is getting a new logo (or 10)

When you think of “Firefox,” you probably think of something that looks like this: Or, perhaps, something like this: That logo (or some iteration between the two) has been the browser’s logo since it launched back in 2002. Its time for change, Mozilla says. In a blog post about...

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Cult classic indie game La-Mulana finally gets a proper sequel

The sequel to the legendary, and legendarily difficult, indie sleeper hit La-Mulana has finally been released, and all gamers with a penchant for retro-style platforming and a broad masochistic streak are encouraged to descend into its depths. If there were a gaming achievement hall of fame, surely...

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Vertical video sheds its black bars on YouTube, Android app adds dark mode

The YouTube desktop site was designed for 16:9 video, with videos in any other aspect ratio—most commonly 4:3 for old TV material or 9:16 for vertical smartphone video—padded with black bars until they fit the 16:9 box. In a change that...


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