December 12, 2012

Old school tries to go new school


New from Lycos: Evincible.

Lycos, MySpace, Nintendo making new plays with new offerings

Ayelet NoffSometimes the second time is the charm.

Many companies that are now part of our daily lives — Twitter is a good example — did not start out like the current versions we’ve become so accustomed to. In the ever-changing world of Internet technology, it’s not surprising that companies must reinvent themselves in order to stay afloat and popular among users. Here are a few examples:

Lycos

Here’s a blast from the past: Lycos, one of the original Internet search engines from the ’90s, just released a mobile game application in late November, proving that old school can be re-created, updated and make it into the headlines again. Continue reading