Posts Tagged: Google

Consolidation and Domination in Big Tech

15 minutes to read — 3000 words

Three stories in the news lately have got me thinking about how big tech companies interact with one another and with us. The first was the jury verdict for Epic in Epic Games v. Google, a landmark antitrust lawsuit. Second, the messaging app Beeper attempted to make Apple’s iMessage application available on other platforms. Third, Google began cracking down on users customizing Android devices.

Google Calendar for Web Gets Material Design

1 minutes to read — 135 words

Today, Google launched a major refresh to the design of Google Calendar for the web. The update is long overdue, but it’s extremely well-executed and looks stunning. Sometimes you just look at a design and it feels right. This is one of those. After using the new design for a while, I’d imagine it’ll be tough to go back to the old one. The new Google Calendar design The design uses space beautifully and implements the bold colors, layering, and subtle animations of the material design standard.