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150901124340-google-new-look-instory-780x439 Google’s new logo is only 305 bytes, while its old logo is 14,000 bytes The old logo uses a complicated serif font which can only be created using bezier curves. All together, it has 100 anchor points, resulting in a 6 KB (6,380  bytes) file. When compressed, the size comes down to 2 KB (2,145... Read more »

September 6, 2015 at IST / How-to Guides, Tech News.

facebook-logo SAN MATEO, Calif. — Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour Monday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. The glitch reported in Asia, the United States, Australia and the U.K. affected access from PCs and Facebook’s mobile app. The social media giant’s Instagram service was also inaccessible. In a statement... Read more »

January 27, 2015 at IST / Facebook, Science & Technology, Server, Social Media, Tech News.

Mozillmozilla Mozilla has certainly been busy lately. Not only has the company built its own mobile OS, but it’s also working on an Android launcher and has just unveiled a screen grab of it in action.Mozilla describes its homescreen replacement as a way to ‘discover the content you want in any moment.’It’s powered by EverythingMe, another... Read more »

February 7, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

Satya-Nadella-is-Microsoft's-new-CEO Microsoft’s search for a new CEO is over. Following recent speculation, the software giant is indeed appointing Satya Nadella as its new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer. The 46-year-old Nadella will take over immediately, allowing Ballmer to retire early. Nadella had been one of a number of candidates that Microsoft is believed to have interviewed for the role;... Read more »

February 5, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

Internet5_610x426 Internet access is getting quicker throughout the world, says cloud service provider Akamai. Releasing its “State of the Internet” report for third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday, Akamai pegged the average global connection speed at 3.6 megabits per second, a 10 percent increase from the second quarter and a 29 percent leap from the same... Read more »

January 28, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

Septimius_04_620x443_610x436 Samsung thinks the Touch ID feature in the iPhone 5S is a pretty nifty idea worth including in its upcoming Galaxy S5, if a note from a Chinese analyst with a pretty solid track record of predicting upcoming smartphone features (including Touch ID) turns out to be accurate. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that... Read more »

January 28, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

facebook_cake_pops-2_610x484 More than 15 months after closing its landmark billion-dollar acquisition of Instagram, Facebook may be finally ready to trot out its most prized possession and silence critics who questioned the purchase. Wednesday, the social network will turn in its report card for the fourth quarter of 2013 and expectations are high. Analysts estimate adjusted earnings... Read more »

January 28, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

Apple_iPen_Patent_2 Apple has won another patent related to a so-called “iPen” stylus that goes beyond simply drawing on a touch display. The US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday awarded Apple a patent dubbed “Stylus orientation detection,” which centers around the “orientation of a stylus relative to a contacting surface.” The patent, which was earlier discovered... Read more »

January 28, 2014 at IST / Tech News.

adblock-plus-for-googlechorme Adblock Plus, a browser plug-in that wipes what it deems to be more intrusive advertisements off the Web, has completed its sweep of the top browsers on personal computers with the release of a version for Safari. The Adblock Plus beta for Safari on OS X joins versions already available for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and... Read more »

January 22, 2014 at IST / Tech News.