It's not uncommon for a company to redesign its logo over the years (or decades) but for a startup like Spotify who hasn't been around that long (compared to Microsoft, for instance), it was rather unusual to see the streaming music service ditch its quirky logo for something simpler last month. And with the new logo and icon rolling out to desktop users this week, we just...
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It's been only a few weeks since the Linux Foundation released its report that enterprise use of Linux continues to rise, but on Wednesday fresh data came out that suggests the same is true of open source software in general. Specifically, Black Duck Software and North Bridge Venture Partners today announced the results of the seventh annual Future of Open Source Survey,...
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Gaming enthusiasts are itching to get a first look at the upcoming Xbox console from Microsoft, but we may have gotten the tiniest of sneak peeks from an anonymous source that recently tweeted an image of what could be the next logo for the next-generation console.
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Not content with open sourcing the server and storage hardware inside data centers, Facebook's Open Compute Project has teamed up with others to build an open source top of rack switch. Here's why it matters.
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There are fans and then there are FANS. When Lindsay Lohan flicked her used cigarette butt to the street at LAX airport Thursday, an intrepid TMZ cameraman saw a business opportunity. He picked up the used butt with the intention of selling it to onlookers nearby, and an Australian tourist jumped at the chance to pay for Lohan's trash. After forking over $5, the tourist was...
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Early Wednesday morning, NFL.com briefly featured what appeared to be a newly redesigned logo for the Miami Dolphins. Soon after the new logo began to spread online, Dolphins CEO Mike Dee confirmed that the leaked logo was in fact legitimate.
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Discontent over an anticipated new logo for the University of New Hampshire has hit social media, with a Facebook page now dedicated to the preservation of the Thompson Hall logo as the university's calling card.
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State Rep. Jimmy Patronis, a Republican from Panama City, and environmental activists often butt heads in Tallahassee.
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As the free trial period for Microsoft Office 2013 draws to a close, it's a pretty safe bet that more users than ever are thinking long and hard about whether or not to buy or subscribe. There's no doubt competitors such as the open source LibreOffice and the browser-based Google Docs offer compelling alternatives, but soon there will be yet another contender to consider....
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S.F. supervisors butt heads over CEQA Supervisor Scott Wiener has been working since last fall on legislation to streamline CEQA in San Francisco, one of the few cities where appeals of smaller projects don't face a set deadline. Peskin, a longtime neighborhood slow-growth activist, surely sees Wiener's streamlining as an attempt to limit the power of local advocates. Wiener...
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