As a usual Thanksgiving tradition, Google posted a special Google Doodle to mark the holiday in the U.S., with this year’s interactive and shareable logo arriving a couple days early. A tradition as American as apple pie, Google has decided to give thanks this year by paying homage to the turkeys that elementary school kids make by tracing their hands. By using the interactive logo, people can change and decorate the hand and turn it into a chicken. You can go to this link and can visit the doodle past thanksgiving after it has been taken off: http://g.co/doodle/pwg74g. Continue
Hearings in the House of Representatives on the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA) began Wednesday is sparking amongst many companies which prevent and oppose against the bill to become a law. Google, eBAy, AOL, Facebook, Yahoo, Zynga, LinkedIn, Mozilla and Twitter continue their protest against the “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA) and the “PROTECT IP Act” by putting their effort by attaching an add on the New York Times. Next days earlier the tech giants sent a letter to senate which state what they stand by. “We support the bill’s stated goals,” says an open letter signed by nine Internet companies, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, AOL and eBay. Continue
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), which was introduced last month in the House to make allegedly copyright-infringing Web sites, sometimes called “rogue” Web sites disappear from the Internet, arouses many criticisms and protests. The web community is currently in a worried upheaval over SOPA, which threatens to create an Internet blacklist that operates at the DNS level in an injudicious attempt to control piracy. Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other giant Web companies have joined to oppose the bill. Continue
By typing the phrase into Google’s search box, people will see the screen performing a 360-degree spin. It is the latest such gimmick to appear on Google, following a similar fun in which users could adjust the angle of the screen by entering the word “tilt” as a search term. The same effect of a 360- degree turn can also be achieved by entering “Z or R twice” into the search bar. The attractive function works in Google Chrome and Firefox browsers, but unfortunately not in Internet Explorer. iPhone users can also do a barrel roll on their devices, but Android and Blackberry holders can’t see the amusing screen change on their Google search screen. Continue
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