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The latest in web design: retro sites inspired by the ’90s

To navigate the website for Arcade Fire’s coming album, “Everything Now,” users need to click through a cluttered cascade of Windows 98-style pop-ups. Balenciaga’s new website looks as stripped down as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, with plain black boxes and no-frills Arial font. And the DIY-looking home page for Solange resembles the desktop of a candy-coloured iMac, complete… Read More »

Russia blocks LinkedIn, sparking concerns for other social media sites

LinkedIn is now blocked in Russia. The country’s media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, is enforcing the ban in compliance with a recent court order. Earlier in 2016, the Kremlin’s Roskomnadzor attained an injunction against LinkedIn from a lower court. The company was targeted due to its failure to comply with a 2014 federal law that demands online firms that deal with the personal… Read More »