Busy week? Let’s sit back and enjoy five news stories that have caught our eye recently…
1. Instagram’s new look
Alongside news of changes in how content is displayed, Instagram unveiled a new-look logo and app this week. We also enjoyed watching the video of how their new logo came together. What do you think of the changes?
2. WhatsApp for desktop arrives
Available on Windows 8+ and Mac OS 10.9+, WhatsApp have launched their desktop app – which syncs with WhatsApp on your mobile device. Head to WhatsApp’s blog to find out more and download.
3. Shazam for fonts is here!
Photoshop have unveiled DeepFont, a feature that uses artificial intelligence to help identify typefaces from other images. The BBC has all the latest.
4. Apple’s newest investment
Didi Chuxing, a rival to Uber in China, has seen an investment of $1 billion this week from Apple. The Verge reports that the move could be to look to understand China’s markets further.
5. Working women emoji’s created by Google
Stepping away from roles as princesses, brides and dancers, Google have created 13 new female emoji that “better reflect the pivotal roles women play in the world.”. Mashable has more on this story.