Thursday, 30 May 2013

Drupal suffers mysterious hack, up to one million users affected

Content management system developer Drupal is urging its users to reset their passwords following a hack on customer data by an unknown third-party application.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Google's new Head of Design: "I couldn't design my way out of a paper bag"

In an interview with marketing and design magazine The Drum, 25-year creative veteran Patrick Collister discusses his new job, his philosophy and being dubbed as Google's "head of design". 

Friday, 24 May 2013

Freelance coder creates London Underground map in CSS

A freelance web developer has used his coding skills to re-create a map of the London Underground to celebrate 150 years of the transport service. 

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Yahoo! agrees $1.1bn deal for Tumblr

Yahoo! chief executive Marissa Mayer has continued her quest to reinvent the dot-com relic with a big-money buy-out of creative network Tumblr.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Brand Beckham: retired star in multi-million-dollar windfall

The world's richest footballer may have announced his impending retirement yesterday, but his vast commercial endorsements have transcended his career on the pitch and are predicted to continue to even greater heights.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Brand logos to appear in Google search results

Google's annual I/O conference in San Francisco has revealed a host of exciting new features - but designers will be delighted at the announcement that company logos will now feature in Google's search results.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

McDonald's graphic designer uses sunlight to advertise breakfast menu

A Chicago branch of McDonald's has designed a billboard which uses a sun-dial effect to 'point' at different breakfast options at each hour of the morning, cleverly suggesting a next choice for potential customers.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

The Three Brilliant Benefits of Freelancing

Freelancing can be an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling career path. Taking your talents and utilising them on an individual basis can be a daunting prospect, as the freelancer must secure their own new business, negotiate rate of pay and deliver to deadline. This can be a tremendous challenge - but also filled with advantages permanent staff envy...

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Facebook reap rewards of mobile display ads despite more users leaving the site

Social network Facebook has revealed a 38% rise in revenues year-on-year in the last quarter to reach a mammoth $1.46bn (£938bn) despite growing numbers of users leaving the site.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

A Boy and His Atom: IBM create the world's smallest video

Scientists at IBM have breathed new life into short films with their world-record-breaking molecular movie titled "A Boy and His Atom".