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Google April Fools' Jokes 2014: A Complete Rundown

TechnoBuffalo - 01 Apr 2014
Either its April Fools' Day, or Google really had a ton of new products and services to announce today. Google is known for taking April 1 fairly, well, seriously, with some of the most elaborate April Fools' jokes on the Web. Here's a run down of what ...
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All of Google's jokes for April Fools' Day 2018

VentureBeat - 01 Apr 2018
In fact, Google's various divisions create more practical and impractical jokes for the holiday than any other tech firm, and it's simply hard to keep track of them all. As such, we have put together our annual roundup — here are all of Google's April ...
google april fools 2014

There's Been a George Soros for Every Era of Anti-Semitic Panic

Daily Beast - 13 Oct 2018
They were taken from the Ferguson, Missouri, protests in 2014, the birthplace—to the consternation of many white Americans whom the Kremlin sought to cultivate—of the contemporary civil rights movement. In both the image and the accompanying text ...
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Google snuck Pokémon Go into a 2014 April Fools' joke

The Verge - 11 Jul 2016
For April Fools' Day 2014, Google invited players to catch pokémon inside of the Google Maps app. The pop-up game was simple, akin to Where's Waldo, but the goliath company promoted the special event with a faux trailer that looks in hindsight like a ...
google april fools 2014

Pokémon Go: The April Fools' joke that became a global obsession

Washington Post - 13 Jul 2016
For April Fools' Day in 2014, Google created a “game” in which users looked on Google Maps for Pokémon a la “I Spy” or “Where's Waldo.” The Pokémon simply appeared as icons on the classic map screen, the same way a restaurant or a hotel does.
google april fools 2014

What's 'Fortnite Battle Royale' Doing For April Fools' Day?

Forbes - 01 Apr 2018
April Fools' has a particularly large presence in the gaming world, where developers like to do things like announce fake products or even institute more elaborate limited-time modes. Pokémon GO even started as an April Fools' gag in 2014. It has ...
google april fools 2014

20 significant moments in Google's history, on its 20th birthday

Silicon Valley Business Journal - 04 Sep 2018
2000: Google launches its first April Fool's Day prank, called MentalPlex, asking people to project a mental image of what they want to search for while staring at an animated GIF. MentalPlex would invariably return an error, for example: “Error ...
google april fools 2014

Google makes its Material Design system easier to customize

TechCrunch - 08 May 2018
Since 2014, Material Design has been Google's design language for its apps. Now, the company is greatly expanding its services around its design system by offering a set of new tools around theming and working on design iterations, as well as new ...
google april fools 2014

Mario Kart's driving through Google Maps for the next week

Polygon - 09 Mar 2018
Google is amenable to collaborating with Nintendo, and has done so in the past. The best version of this was an April Fools' gag from 2014, where Pokémon were scattered across the Google Maps interface worldwide. If you found 'em you could catch 'em; ...
google april fools 2014

18 years of Google Doodles and the people who hate them

Washington Post - 02 Apr 2018
Sunday was Easter, when, according to a long-standing tradition, people all over the world become incensed by cartoons on a search bar. “Google snubbed Easter with no doodle for 18th year in a row, Christians say,” Fox News reported, citing an Infowars ...
google april fools 2014

Four years after its release, Kubernetes has come a long way

TechCrunch - 06 Jun 2018
If you think back to June 2014, containerization was just beginning to take off thanks to Docker, which was popularizing the concept with developers, but being so early there was no standard way to manage those containers. Google had been using ...
google april fools 2014

Horse Tracks: April Fools Day in recent Broncos history

Mile High Report (blog) - 02 Apr 2018
Rounding out April Fools Day in 2014, the Broncos signed free agent center Will Montogmery. The former Redskin would play in 8 games before moving on to Chicago the following year. In 2013, the April Fool was quarterback Matt Flynn. Flynn was traded to ...

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