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Yahoo Reportedly Working On New App Project For Homepage

More Yahoo sports-themed-codenamed project news from Kara Swisher… Professional Yahoo internal chatter sharer and memo leaker Swisher, of Re/code, recently reported that Yahoo has a couple projects codenamed “Fast Break” and “Curve Ball,” which are designed to help wean Yahoo off of its Microsoft partnership. Now, she’s reporting that there’s another (apparently non-search related) project in the works called Touchdown: …

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Roswell UFO Incident Gets A Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its homepages around the world celebrating the 66th anniversary of the famed Roswell UFO incident, which took place on this day in 1947. Legend has it that a UFO crashed on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico. The government, acknowledging the incident attributed it to a military surveillance balloon, but some believe it to …

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Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle

Google is showing a homepage doodle in Canada today in celebration of Canada Day, the country’s holiday for national pride. The day commemorates the anniversary of the British North America Act signed in 1867. It’s now called the Constitution Act. This brought together three colonies to form Canada. Each year, the holiday is celebrated on July 1st, unless it falls …

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LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage

LinkedIn is making a few additions to your homepage that they say will “provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement” across the network. Soon, you’ll see a new “Who’s Viewed Your Updates” section on the homepage. It tracks your posts from the previous two weeks and gives you a quick glance at how well they performed …

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Federico García Lorca Gets Google Homepage Doodle

Google’s homepage in Spain is currently showing a doodle honoring Spanish poet Federico García Lorca’s 115th birthday. García Lorca, executed by Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War, was known as a member of the Genration of ’27. In addition to poetry, he wrote a number of plays, a film script, and opera. His work also inspired a great deal …

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Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage?

It appears that Google has big plans for Google Now beyond the Android operating system. The feature, which serves users relevant information when they are most likely to need it, without them having to search for it on their own, was introduced last year as part of the Jelly Bean version of Android. Since then, evidence pointing to a Chrome-based …

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To Help Content Creators, YouTube Will Up Video Visibility on the Homepage

YouTube, who has turned its attention to content creators and channels over the past year, is looking to reward them by giving them more real estate on users’ homepages. Starting next week, logged-in users will see a new look to the homepage. It’ll put more videos from individual channel above the fold, replacing the one-video-per-line current format with one that …

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India’s First Passenger Train Journey Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its homepage in India today, celebrating the 160th anniversary of India’s first passenger train journey. On April 16, 1853, the first passenger train service went between bori Bunder in Mumbai and Thane, covering a distance of 24 kilometers (21 miles), hauled by three locomotives, Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan, according to T. Stanley Babu’s “A …

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Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo

Bing is known for its cool photos that serve as the backdrop for the homepage. They change every day, and are mostly unrelated to any current news, anniversary, or holiday (with some exceptions). For the most part, they’re simply cool images that spruce up the search box. Bing says that users have been asking for a quick, easy way to …

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Looks Like YouTube’s Testing A New Homepage

Is YouTube testing out a new look for its own homepage? More than likely they do so on a constant basis, but thanks to some images posted at the Google Operating System blog, which is not affiliated with Google, we have an idea of what a revised YouTube start page could look like. While the redesign hasn’t been confirmed by …

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