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Instagram Kills Vintage Camera Icon, Simplifies User Interface…and Users React

The classic camera logo and dark blue page design are gone, and not everyone is happy about it<p>Instagram, the popular image-sharing social network owned by Facebook Inc., got rid of its vintage camera logo and redesigned its mobile apps with a simpler, whiter user interface.<p>The rebooted brand …

Facebook

8 Best New Songs of the Week

<i>Every week, members of the Vulture staff highlight the best new music of 2015. If the song is worthy of your ears and attention, you will find it</i> …

Music

The top 50 brands that cool teenage girls love

Goldman Sachs and Teen Vogue picked out young women ages 13-29 that they defined as fashion forward, and polled these select girls to find out which brands they love the most. These "It Girls," according to the study, obviously have discerning taste in brands.<p>These are their favorite brands, …

Michael Kors

Why I quit Google to become a startup founder

I was one of the lucky ones, chosen to work at Google for more than five years.<p>I was grateful for my time there and for the technical skills I gained along the way.<p>However, at the end of the day, despite the perks and the prestige, it wasn't enough for me.<p>You see, there are three valuable …

Uber: why the world’s biggest ride-sharing company has no drivers

Uber’s carefully constructed public policy is designed to skirt regulations – so the person behind the wheel of your car is a ‘partner’ or even a ‘customer’<p>At the beginning of last summer, Uber had about 80,000 regular drivers in the US. By the end of the season, it had none. The ride-sharing …

Class Action

"Ridiculously Good-Looking" EA Sports UFC 2 Revealed With Ronda Rousey

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Is the Madden Curse now extending to the EA Sports UFC franchise?<p>On Friday, EA announced Ronda Rousey as the cover star for EA Sports UFC 2. On Saturday night, the previously unbeaten fighter was knocked out by Holly Holm. There is no question that Rousey remains one of the world's premier …

EA Sports

Genuinely New Takes on Hairstyles You Thought You'd Seen Every Version Of

The hair gods have smiled on us, friends. This weekend's red carpets and behind-the-scenes shots from models and celebrities provided tons of inspiration in the hairstyle and updo departments, giving us new takes on old 'dos we all thought we were over. Your next hairstyle to try is here. We can …

Steal This Look: A Color-Drenched Bath in Somerset

If you’re going to get experimental with design and color, the bathroom, a small area hidden away in most floor plans, is a safe place to start. Take …

10 Kitchen Details That Wow

Inspiration for your kitchen design.<p>From eye-catching wallpaper to stunning lighting fixtures, it's all in the details with these kitchen designs.

Anti-virus Apps are Coming to Smartwatches

Intel has announced that it will bundle McAfee Mobile Security Suite with the upcoming LG Watch Urbane LTE, reports The Verge.<p>The company believes that smartwatches collect data like a wearer’s heart rate, and people may care about securing it. CEO Brian Krzanich also said, “I think that any device …