Microsoft releases first new logo in 25 yearson August 23, 2012 @ 7:11 am (Updated: 5:50 am - 8/24/12 )
On Thursday, Microsoft released its new logo. It's the first update to the image in 25 years.
"Now is the perfect time for a change," says a posting on the Official Microsoft Blog. "This is an incredibly exciting year for Microsoft as we prepare to release new versions of nearly all of our products."
The new products including Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Xbox service updates are shooting for a familiar feeling across the varied product lines and devices.
The logo is supposed to represent the dawn of a new era for the local company, a way to visually accentuate this new beginning they say.
The new logo with multicolor squares and the Microsoft name reportedly takes its inspiration from the new product designs which are based around live tiles.
By JAMIE GRISWOLD, MyNorthwest.com Editor
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