It's not literally ITC Avant Garde (it's an extrabold likeness) but Yahoo clearly paid a fabulous amount of money to get a new logo that will be fashionable for the rest of 2019.
Long live the classics:
On Friday, January 8, comedian Louie Mantia posted a fake PR release on Twitter, depicting the Olive Garden formally revoking Sean Hannity's Pasta Pass in response to recent political events. This was clearly an absurd parody of Brand Activism, made even funnier by the fact that Mantia accidentally misspelled "vicious attacks" as "viscous attacks," cueing… READ THE REST
Troubled chipmaker Intel has unveiled a new logo. To quote Raymond Wong, it "now looks like the store brand of Windex". READ THE REST
Unilever, the $143.8 billion vampire squid of toiletries and snacks, is promising to remove the word "fair" from the name of its skin-whitening cream "Fair and Lovely". It will also stop calling it whitening cream in marketing materials. Racism solved! "We recognise that the use of the words 'fair', 'white' and 'light' suggest a singular… READ THE REST
Cloud storage has opened up all kinds of new file storage and sharing possibilities for small companies and on-the-go individuals. Of course, it does require some coordination issues to be worked out beforehand. Like…did you remember to move those files from your personal PC to the cloud? And then there's the apocalyptic cloud storage fear… READ THE REST
We all think living in a smart home would be really cool. And many of us have enlisted smart home assistants, smart bulbs, and smart appliances to help bring that dream of a voice-controlled home of the future into reality. Unfortunately, most of us aren't living in a home constructed after 2015, and our house,… READ THE REST
When you need to know an answer to a coding problem, there's nothing like a reliable reference library to feed you the information you need. Sure, most people just start Googling these days, but if you aren't 100 percent sure about the information you're getting online, especially about something as idiosyncratic as programming, can you… READ THE REST