Google has unveiled a new logo for its core search services. The change smoothes out some of the features in the letters that make up the well-known colourful logo spelling out its name. It said the change was needed because people were now reaching Google on lots of mobile devices rather than just desktop computers. The change comes after Google put its many divisions under an umbrella company called Alphabet.
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the confirmed launch dates for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, details on pre-ordering and retail dates on the new smartphones, the new camera technology in the iPhone 6S, the risky move to include Force Touch, the cancellation of the iPhone 5C, a customized gold iPhone 6S, Tim Cook’s response about Apple and the
If so, we need to commit to it! Khanjan Desai is the founder of Neverfrost, a nanotechnology startup based in Waterloo, Ont. On May 9, The Globe and Mail published Canadians can innovate, but we’re not equipped to win, by former Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie. This is part of a series responding to and expanding on that essay. Founding a startup is incredibly hard, and if there is
Space cargo would travel up tower and launch from high altitude or low-Earth orbit Pembroke, Ont.-based Thoth Technology has patented an inflatable tower that could carry a “space elevator” higher than passenger jets fly – and eventually into low-Earth orbit. The patent, which has been granted in the U.K. and the U.S. so far, describes a tower with a space launch platform on top that would initially be built to a height of around 20