Gravity Brings Google and Apple Together

By Sajid Farooq
|  Monday, Jan 4, 2010  |  Updated 5:00 PM PDT
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Gravity Brings Google and Apple Together

Google was all Apples Monday.

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Google's homepage was covered with Apple's Monday.

But the shiny new icon was not the ice thawing between the search company's frosty relationship with Steve Jobs. Nor was it an attempt to play nice the day before Google takes another shot at Apple with its new phone.

Instead Google was celebrating the 367 birthday of Sir Isaac Newton, who realized that gravity is universal when he saw an Apple fall to Earth.

The animated "Google doodle" is a first for the company. While the Mountain View, Calif.-based company often plays with the look of its logo to reflect the season or an event, it has never had an animated icon great searchers.

Now if only Newton was around to discover why Apple blocked Google Voice from its app store.
 

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