Arif Durrani
Sep 28, 2010

Google turns 12 years old

Google officially turned 12 years old yesterday, and to celebrate, the internet giant replaced its regular logo with an image of a cake.

Google turns 12 years old

This new image has been created by the American artist Wayne Thiebaud, renowned for his paintings of everyday objects, and closely associated with the Pop art movement.

The change of logo appears to confirm Google’s official birthday as 27 September. In the past the company has acknowledged its birthday on 7 September as well.

The domain name Google.com was officially registered on 15 September 1997.

In a curious nod to the ever-evolving world of communications, a Googler...

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