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The Highest-Paid CEO in the US Reportedly Decided to Mess Up Snapchat All By Himself

Snap’s stock price is now hovering around its lowest point ever since the company went public last year. Yet, its whiz-kid founder, Evan Spiegel, was 2017's highest-paid CEO, taking home $504 million (£327 million). And according to a new report, Spiegel is almost single-handedly responsible for Snapchat’s biggest mistake. Read More >>

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Stock Price Tumble Teaches Snapchat What Happens When You Disappoint Kylie Jenner

Snapchat has long positioned itself as the place for advertisers to reach millennials while its closest competitor, Facebook, is stuck with the olds. But on Thursday, Snap executives got a lesson in the terrifying, fickle nature of its young influencers, to the tune of a $1.3 billion (£930 million) loss. Read More >>

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Snapchat’s Redesign Isn’t Going Anywhere

This month, more than a million keyboard-wielding, moderately frustrated change.org users petitioned Snapchat to roll back its big redesign—the one Snap delicately introduced over the course of a few months and said would be “disruptive.” Miraculously, this petition has achieved something, albeit on the smallest of scales. Read More >>

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Just How Screwed is Snapchat?

Snap is fucked. Following an earnings call on Tuesday, a fifth of the company’s value disappeared in after-hours trading, Mark Zuckerberg is eating its lunch, Snap Spectacles are in the toilet. Yes, things are bad. But are they Vine-levels of bad? Or Twitter-bad? Trick question, Twitter’s very fucked! Read More >>

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TwitPic Uploads Own Obituary Ahead of September Shutdown

Those of you who still use Twitpic's advert-covered throwback to the days before Twitter let you upload pics alongside tweets will soon be forced to dump it, with the service revealing it's to close at the end of September. Read More >>

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Get (Then Slag Off) the New Twitter Layout Right Now

The Twitter layout that everyone hates because it looks like Facebook and you have to hate Facebook even though you're on it all day, is now live. So if you want something to be short-term meaninglessly angry about, follow this link in your desktop browser to initiate the upgrade. Then tweet about how much you hate it. Then forget about it all by elevenses. [Twitter via Techcrunch] Read More >>

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Facebook’s Latest Feed-Jiggling Redesign Now Live

Facebook's reorganised the deckchairs on its promenade again, introducing a complete redesign of its desktop site that supposedly brings the big view in line with the mobile versions. It's whiter and a bit more text-based, but still seems to be the same people talking about their running, alcohol dependency and babies. Read More >>

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Sony Reminds Everyone PS Vita Still Exists With Slimmer, Cheaper Model

Sony's Japanese hardware team has just announced a reworked PS Vita, with the slimmer and lighter model set to benefit from a small price cut. Ideal for those planning a networked gaming dream come PS4's arrival. Read More >>

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What Your Favourite iPhone Apps Might Look Like in iOS 7

iOS 7 is basically going to cure cancer, save the world and figure out which coconut water brand is the best. Or well, probably not. What it will do is put every current iPhone app on notice. The visual changes to iOS 7's core functionality is so dramatic that it will make every other app look like outdated rubbish. Like stayed-out-in-the-baking-Sun-in-the-middle-of-July-for-three-weeks rubbish. Your eyes won't be able to look at it. Read More >>

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What Do You Think of Google Play’s New Internet Look?

We knew it was incoming ever since Google I/O, but the Internet version of Google Play just got a redesign that makes it look a little more like the Android version. You'll have navigational tabs on the left corner, banner-ish cards for apps and a better preview page. Check it out and tell us what you think. [Google Play] Read More >>

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Is This the New Google Maps?

Google is supposedly working on a redesign of Google Maps that'll kill the familiar sidebar and replace it with a full screen map. It's a cleaner look that already makes the current constricted layout seem dated. Read More >>

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Rumour: Lighter Aluminium Nokia Lumia 920 Update Pictured

Leaked photos of a polished Nokia smartphone have appeared online, showing what may well be a lighter high-spec Lumia model that's dropped some of the weight of the extremely hefty Lumia 920. Read More >>

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Has Anyone Got the New Google Play Yet?

The rumours were true, Google Play's getting a revamp, to a new, sleeker, whiter interface. Apparently it's rolling out right now, to all devices with Android 2.2 and up, but no one in Giz towers has access to it yet. Do any of you, and if so, what do you think? Read More >>

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Rumour: All-New Mac Pro Range May Appear This Month

If you're planning on updating your home/office computing infrastructure, you might want to put your plans on hold for a few weeks pending a rumoured refresh of Apple's high-end Mac Pro range. Read More >>

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What the Next Google Play Redesign Is Probably Going to Look Like

If you've been itching for a redesigned Google Play on your Android phones, it's apparently been leaked. Droid Life managed to get its hands on what looks like Google Play 4.0, and everything is brighter with bigger pictures. It's nice looking! However much of the page layout has stayed the same. Read More >>