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Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric
Jan21

Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric

Twitter’s developer tool, Fabric has been acquired by Google, reports the Wall Street Journal. This could be in line with Twitter’s attempt at streamlining its business and cutting cost. “Today we enter the next chapter for Fabric and are pleased to announce that we’ve signed an agreement for Fabric to be acquired by Google and for our team to join Google’s Developer Products Group, working with the Firebase team.” Google’s Firebase...

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LinkedIn desktop version wears a new look
Jan20

LinkedIn desktop version wears a new look

LinkedIn desktop version is spotting a brand new look, and now feels more like you are using an app. The new design comes complete with a simpler look, a messaging experience that appears as a popup on your homepage, and updated search features. Chris Pruett, Director of Engineering at LinkedIn gave a short insight on why the company decided to change the look and feel of the network for professionals in a blog post on Thursday:...

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YouTube testing in-house messaging app feature on iOS and Android
Jan19

YouTube testing in-house messaging app feature on iOS and Android

YouTube is gradually changing into a more social platform, and not hiding the fact that it has the capacity to succeed. The video streaming website is taking on Facebook with its new feature, which according to TechCrunch, is already being tested in Canada. According to the report, the Google-owned company is currently testing a new in-app messaging feature on iOS and Android, which will allow users to exchange clips, texts and links...

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Mozilla revamps brand identity—now has new logo, font, and color
Jan19

Mozilla revamps brand identity—now has new logo, font, and color

For the very first time since it was formed in 1998, Mozilla has unveiled a new brand identity—including a new logo, font, color, language, and imagery. Mozilla has come a long way since inception, and is now one of the most popular names when it comes to browsers and open source apps. In June 2016, Mozilla flagged off a project as an open source design process asking members of the public to submit and vote on various designs. The...

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Slack rolls out new message thread within the app
Jan18

Slack rolls out new message thread within the app

Slack on Wednesday rolled out a new message thread within the app. The new message thread will enable teams to have more focused conversations inside a new “flex plane,” which appears next to the main chat, reports The Verge. The new addition is one of the most requested features, and it signals the exact direction the chat app is heading to. For project managers and teams, Slack represents the exact tool to help them achieve their...

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