Google maps cleans up it act

Google maps cleans up it act

Google have introduced an attractive refresh to the look and feel of Google maps. New fonts are a lot clearer making for improved readability. Google say they are looking for a “subtle and balanced” feel. Items such as roads and buildings are more simply drawn, with road and location names standing out. Colours of man-made …

Pokemon Gone!

Pokemon Gone!

Nintendo shares drop as investors respond to details of licencing agreement. Nintendo have seen shares rise some 60% since the augmented reality game phenomenon Pokémon Go launched. However, shares have fallen back on the announcement that Pokémon Go was developed by US firm Niantic. Nintendo announced profits from licensing would be limited. The debate and …

Yahoo sells to Verizon in $5billion deal

Yahoo sells to Verizon in $5billion deal

Verizon have announced the purchase of Yahoo ending speculation on the future of Yahoo. Verizon will $4.8 billion for the business. An announcement was made before NY stock exchange opened earlier today. Once one of the most dominant dotcom businesses, like AOL it never really recovered from the dot-com crash, and has struggled to find …