2013 has seen the Google homepage feature many interesting doodles and the search engine made sure that the final day of the year keeps in tune with the others.
Keeping up with its tradition of apt doodles to mark important days, Google, on Tuesday, displayed an animated New Year's Eve 2013 doodle on its homepage to bid adieu to the year. It is the last Google doodle for the year
Google trends have revealed that Paleo was the most searched diet of the year. The name was released in the long awaited Google trends annual Zeitgeist list on Dec. 30, 2013. Zeitgeist is released every year so that people can know the most searchers keywords for the year.
The Google doodle on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 pays tribute to Cuban MD and researcher Carlos Juan Finlay on his 180th life commencement celebration.
The Cuban doctor and researcher improved the way breaking hypothesis that yellow fever was spread by mosquitoes.
Finlay was the man who initially propounded the hypothesis that yellow fever was spread by mosquitoes.
On Monday officials from Google Maps declared that the organization was effective workign to remove an image showing the body of a teenager after he was shot and killed back in 2009.
According to officers the boy, Kevin Berrera, was found shot to death along the railroad tracks close to Sanford Avenue in Richmond. The case of his killing was neve solved.
As per the Google Transparency Report, India ranks second only after the US in requesting user data. While US had 10,918 requests of which 83 per cent were obtained, the Indian government had a total of 2,691 requests of which 64 per cent were procured.
Next in line are Germany, France and UK with 2311, 2011 and 1,274 requests respectively.
A Google advert scored millions of hits soon after it was posted on the web last week, thanks to the appealing story of the reunion of two childhood friends after six decades of separation.
Google will invest $80m in solar-powered plants as it keeps in mind exactly what may end up powering its data centers in future.
Google announced in a blog post this week, a new $80 million investment in solar energy in California and Arizona, bringing its total investments in renewable energy since 2010 to over $1 billion. It is the latest step of an ongoing project by Google to lead the green energy industry.
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