Google is making another design tweak to many of its services. The small tweak gets rid of the black bar across the top of the page and puts it in a drop down found just below the Google logo as pictured below. The bar is now hidden and only made visible when rolling over the Google logo.
It isn’t clear when Google will roll out the design tweak although it could be any day now. Take a look at the video below to see the reasons behind it and what else Google has slightly changed with the designs of its websites.
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Microsoft [MSFT] has announced that the Windows Store for Windows 8 will be opening for developers towards the end of February 2012. What that means is that all developers enrolled will be able to submit apps ready for review and launch.
As well as announcing the opening date for submissions, Microsoft has also confirmed revenue share details. The model will start with a 70/30 split (developer/Microsoft) but when an app hits $25K in sales, the share will shift to 80/20 which is quite a good deal. The 70/30 model will be applied to in-app purchases for those that use the Microsoft billing system. The minimum price for an app has been set at $1.49 and there’s a limit of $999.
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