Jane Jacobs Google Doodle

Today, May 4, 2016 Google celebrates 100th birthday of Jane Jacobs with a Google Doodle. Jane Jacobs was a Canadian and United States journalist, author, and activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Jacobs was born Jane Butzner in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Decker Butzner, a doctor, and Bess Robison Butzner, … Continue reading “Jane Jacobs Google Doodle”

Google Doodle celebrates cartoonist Mario Miranda’s 90th birth anniversary

Google doodle celebrates the 90th birth anniversary of cartoonist Mario Miranda, best known for his works published in The Times of India and the Illustrated Weekly of India. The doodle showcased a typical Mumbai neighbourhood scene during the rains. Miranda was born in Daman, then in Portuguese India, to Goan Catholic parents. At an early … Continue reading “Google Doodle celebrates cartoonist Mario Miranda’s 90th birth anniversary”

Getty Images accuses Google of promoting photo piracy

Photography company Getty Images is accusing Google of scraping images from third party websites and encouraging piracy. In its complaint to the European Union’s antitrust commission, Getty says Google Images, which displays full-screen slideshows of high-resolution copyrighted images, has hurt the stock agency’s licensing business as well as content creators worldwide. Google first introduced the … Continue reading “Getty Images accuses Google of promoting photo piracy”

Tilt Brush is Google’s Virtual Reality (VR) Painting App for HTC Vive to paint in 3D

Google has released “Tilt Brush”, a 3D painting app for the Virtual Reality headset “HTC vive” Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless. i-e Tilt Brush is a Virtual Reality Tool that paints the space all around … Continue reading “Tilt Brush is Google’s Virtual Reality (VR) Painting App for HTC Vive to paint in 3D”

Google Doodle celebrates the First Modern Olympic Games

Today (Apr 5, 2016) is the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic games, which started in Athens, Greece in 1896.Officially called the Games of the I Olympiad, the events took place inside the Panathenaic Stadium. Today’s Google Doodle shows 4 different scenes from the games; we have to refresh the Google homepage to see … Continue reading “Google Doodle celebrates the First Modern Olympic Games”