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Google & NORAD/Microsoft Go Head-to-Head with Competing Santa Trackers

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Google and NORAD have launched their respective Santa Trackers, each with new functionality, games and maps to track Santa's flight. NORAD's site had a complete makeover to HTML5 this year, with help from Microsoft to make it web and mobile friendly. Google and NORAD have launched their respective Santa Trackers, each with new functionality, games and maps to track Santa's flight. NORAD's site had a complete makeover to HTML5 this year, with help from Microsoft to make it web and mobile friendly. 0 Comments

Flying Saucer Spotted in Google Doodle: How to Play the Roswell UFO Logo Game

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UFO enthusiasts will love today’s Google Doodle, which celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident. You need to help the alien retrieve his crashed UFO pieces in order to escape Earth. Here's a walkthrough to ensure victory. UFO enthusiasts will love today’s Google Doodle, which celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident. You need to help the alien retrieve his crashed UFO pieces in order to escape Earth. Here's a walkthrough to ensure victory. 0 Comments

Google’s Project Loon: It's Balloon-Powered Internet Access

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Google plans to give Internet access to the entire world by sending network-enabled balloons into the stratosphere. Dubbed Project Loon, the new Google venture aims to liberate those 5 billion or so people on Earth without Internet access. Google plans to give Internet access to the entire world by sending network-enabled balloons into the stratosphere. Dubbed Project Loon, the new Google venture aims to liberate those 5 billion or so people on Earth without Internet access. 0 Comments

Nicolaus Copernicus Animated Google Doodle Models Heliocentric Solar System

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A Google Doodle today celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer who pushed forward the (at the time) radical idea that Earth wasn't the center of the universe. Instead, he theorized Earth and other planets revolve around the sun. A Google Doodle today celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer who pushed forward the (at the time) radical idea that Earth wasn't the center of the universe. Instead, he theorized Earth and other planets revolve around the sun. 0 Comments

Asteroid 2012 DA14 Google Doodle Pulled After Meteor Blast

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You won’t be seeing an animated Google Doodle today on Google's home page. Meant to coincide with the passing of Asteroid 2012 DA14, the Doodle was pulled from Google’s home page after a meteor blast caused hundreds of injuries in Russia. You won’t be seeing an animated Google Doodle today on Google's home page. Meant to coincide with the passing of Asteroid 2012 DA14, the Doodle was pulled from Google’s home page after a meteor blast caused hundreds of injuries in Russia. 0 Comments

Google I’m Feeling Lucky Button Adds 8 New Options

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Not feeling lucky? Maybe you’re feeling stellar? Maybe hungry or perhaps puzzled? Google has added a few new options to its I’m Feeling Lucky button. Simply hover over the button and Google will send you to one of Google’s various other properties. Not feeling lucky? Maybe you’re feeling stellar? Maybe hungry or perhaps puzzled? Google has added a few new options to its I’m Feeling Lucky button. Simply hover over the button and Google will send you to one of Google’s various other properties. 0 Comments

Google Sells SketchUp

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Google has sold its collaborative 3D modeling tool and team to Trimble, a GPS provider. Google said SketchUp saw 30 million activations within the last year, according to a SketchUp blog post announcing the deal. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Google has sold its collaborative 3D modeling tool and team to Trimble, a GPS provider. Google said SketchUp saw 30 million activations within the last year, according to a SketchUp blog post announcing the deal. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. 0 Comments

Earth Day Google Doodle: Flowers Bloom in Animated Logo

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Flowers are blooming on Google’s home page today. The Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day, which began in 1970 and continues to be observed yearly on April 22 to continue raising awareness about environmental issues in more than 190 countries. Flowers are blooming on Google’s home page today. The Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day, which began in 1970 and continues to be observed yearly on April 22 to continue raising awareness about environmental issues in more than 190 countries. 0 Comments

YouTube Now Serving 4 Billion Videos Daily

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Ready for some more crazy YouTube stats? In the next minute, 60 hours of video will be uploaded to YouTube, and by the end of today, 4 billion videos will have been watched around the globe on the world’s most popular video-sharing site. Ready for some more crazy YouTube stats? In the next minute, 60 hours of video will be uploaded to YouTube, and by the end of today, 4 billion videos will have been watched around the globe on the world’s most popular video-sharing site. 0 Comments

Google Earth Funds Sea Turtle Tracking Project and Game

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Through the use of the Google Earth API technology and a grant given to the sea turtle conservation network WIDECAST, Google is funding the tracking of a sea turtle named Jklynn as she follows an ancestral path to create nests across the Carribean. Through the use of the Google Earth API technology and a grant given to the sea turtle conservation network WIDECAST, Google is funding the tracking of a sea turtle named Jklynn as she follows an ancestral path to create nests across the Carribean. 0 Comments

Google Maps Adds Helicopter View, Streamlines Design

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Users who request driving directions on Google Maps will now be able to get a fly-through of their route with a new Helicopter view. This additional feature coincides with a minor Maps redesign and a new “My Location” location finding feature. Users who request driving directions on Google Maps will now be able to get a fly-through of their route with a new Helicopter view. This additional feature coincides with a minor Maps redesign and a new “My Location” location finding feature. 0 Comments

Decade of Earth Day Doodles Get Google Animated in 2011

Google have not failed to disappoint with this year's Earth Day Doodle. In fact, after 10 years of honoring the day, this is the coolest Earth Day doodle yet. The logo has been activated to be interactive and features 9 animated animals! Google have not failed to disappoint with this year's Earth Day Doodle. In fact, after 10 years of honoring the day, this is the coolest Earth Day doodle yet. The logo has been activated to be interactive and features 9 animated animals! 0 Comments