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Google Announces ‘DoubleCat Search’ Version Of DoubleClick Search Google Announces ‘DoubleCat Search’ Version Of DoubleClick Search

It has become abundantly clear that cats are an important part of the Internet, and in particular, search activity. Google has responded to this appropriately with the latest version of DoubleClick Search, as of April Fools’ Day. Here’s a sample …

Hulu Adds TV Shows Within TV Shows To Its Lineup Hulu Adds TV Shows Within TV Shows To Its Lineup

There is a lot of quality television within television. For example, The Simpsons introduced us to the colorful antics of Itchy and Scratchy many years ago. More recently, Queen of Jordan has taken the world by storm in 30 Rock. …

Google Nose Beta Can Tell You What A Ghost Smells Like Google Nose Beta Can Tell You What A Ghost Smells Like
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It’s strange how some of Google’s most innovative products always seem to be introduced on April 1. Google introduced Google Nose beta today, which taps into Google’s Knowledge Graph to help users search for smells they encounter. With Google Nose, …

The Walking Dead Actor Introduces Google’s Levity Algorithm The Walking Dead Actor Introduces Google’s Levity Algorithm

Fans of The Walking Dead might enjoy this particular April Fools’ gag from Google, introducing the “Levity Algorithm” for Google Apps. The product manager in this video looks just a little familiar, right? The algorithm is designed to make the …

Google Wallet Mobile ATM Lets You Get Cash Whenever You Need It Google Wallet Mobile ATM Lets You Get Cash Whenever You Need It
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Today, on April 1, Google announced Google Wallet Mobile ATM, a device that lets you get cash from your smartphone, ATM style. This image pretty much says it all: Google explains in a blog post: The mobile ATM device easily …

Gmail Blue Brings Email Into The 21st Century Gmail Blue Brings Email Into The 21st Century

Gmail Blue is just what it sounds like. It’s Gmail, and it’s blue. “Gmail launched nine years ago on April 1st, 2004,” says project manager Jonathan Zames. “Since then you’ve been able to use hundreds of new features that push …

YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest
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Who knew that all this time YouTube has just been one giant contest to showcase the best video on the Internet? For April Fools’, YouTube announced that contest submissions will be selected at midnight (Eastern), and all YouTube videos will …

Mashable Bought By Conan O’Brien, Replaces CEO Mashable Bought By Conan O’Brien, Replaces CEO
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Tech site Mashable has been bought out by the most unlikely of people – late night comedian Conan O’Brien. The purchases comes as a result of O’Brien’s frustration over a lack of decent technology news Web sites and he intends …

April Fools Day: Google Pranks Search, Maps And More April Fools Day: Google Pranks Search, Maps And More
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Let’s just get this out of the way right now – Google is insane (in a good way). They have pulled off so many pranks today that it’s hard to keep track of all of them. There are so many …

The YouTube Collection: Your Favorite Viral Hits On DVD The YouTube Collection: Your Favorite Viral Hits On DVD

YouTube, being the most popular online video site, sure has a lot of videos that people may want to watch even when their Internet is down. YouTube now has the solution to your problems. The company has announced a plan …

Mega Millions Winner (Fake, That Is) Plays April Fool’s Prank On The Press Mega Millions Winner (Fake, That Is) Plays April Fool’s Prank On The Press
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A man named Tom Kreft (if that is his real name) played an early April Fool’s joke on the press and the Internet at large, by claiming to have won the Mega Millions lottery jackpot that everyone’s been talking about …

Google Maps Comes To The Nintendo Entertainment System Google Maps Comes To The Nintendo Entertainment System
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This may be my favorite April Fool’s offering from Google ever (and they’ve done a lot of things). They’ve created Google Maps for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), complete with a special cartridge and controllers (for voice search input). You …

April Fools Gmail Motion Prank From Google: Hilarious April Fools Gmail Motion Prank From Google: Hilarious
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Gmail Motion, one of Google’s numerous April Fools gags, has captured the imagination of the web. Google says Gmail Motion uses your computer’s webcam and the company’s “patented spatial tracking technology” to detect your movements and translate them into meaningful …

April Fools Day At Google 2011 April Fools Day At Google 2011
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Gmail Motion and Google Docs Motion top the list. “To use Gmail Motion, you’ll need a computer with a built-in webcam,” explains Gmail Product Manager Paul McDonald. “Once you enable Gmail Motion from the Settings page, Gmail will enable your …

Ranking The April Fools Pranks On The Internet Ranking The April Fools Pranks On The Internet

April 1st, a day that some cherish and enjoy, while others scoff at all the false information being released on the internet. You then have the people in the comment sections which are proud for discovering which news is fake, …

Google Has All Kinds of April Fools Day Fun
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April Fools Day is upon us, and that means of course that you’ll be fed lies all day long. It’s an interesting day, particularly in the tech, news, and tech news industries, where even companies get in on the fun. Google is no stranger to April Fools tom foolery, and they’ve got a number of silly announcements up today.

Justin Bieber Buys Funny or Die
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If you’re in the dark to exactly who Justin Bieber is, well you’re about to get very familiar with him as he’s purchased FunnyorDie.com and transformed it into Bieber or Die.

Google’s CADIE Takes the Company Over
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If you use Google at all, you’ve probably noticed a link on the home page introducing CADIE. CADIE is "the world’s first ‘artificial intelligence’ tasked-array system." Learn more about it here.

April Fools Virus Bigger Than March Madness
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March Madness has been a very buzz-worthy topic over the last month or so, but as the NCAA tournament has gotten closer to its end, the buzz has faded consistently. A different topic has generated buzz however, and that is the Conficker computer virus that is supposed to hit the Internet on April 1st. According to Wikipedia:

April Fools: From Google

Well you know Google never lets a April Fools Day go by without trying to pull one over on us. Over the years we have grown suspicious of Google around this holiday and this year is no exception. On the Official Google Blog they announced Project Virgle:


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Ask Kevin About The Googgles

Everyone knew the obligatory April Fools Day practical jokes were coming. Some were funny. Some were lame. Some were just flat out bizarre. There were, however, a few jewels that separated themselves from the rest of the ordinary April 1st offerings. Here are the pranks that bear honorable mention.

Matt Cutts: The Hack That Wasn’t