Twitter is lighting up with a backlash against the choice from prominent Christians.
Chavez was a media-savvy politician with more than 4 million Twitter followers. He promoted access to the Internet, while at the same time suppressing a free press.
Some get upset about Google celebrating a labor activist and all around good Christian on Easter Sunday. But where were they last Easter, when there was no doodle at all?
The Venezuelan leader decides he must "wage the battle online" by becoming a microblogger. Will he "break records for numbers of followers," as predicted?
We wonder what the screensaver on the Chavez PC will look like.
The search engine celebrated Tax Day by paying tribute to one of the original numbers guys on his 306th birthday.
An extreme Superman fan from the Philippines turns to extreme surgery to transform his face and body into a mini-replica of the Man of Steel.
Google and Crave's Eric Mack commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic civil rights leader's historic speech on the National Mall.
Google's public policy director says at an Aspen conference that "these patent wars are not helpful to consumers."
In an attempt to achieve greater transparency with users, the companies petition the US government for permission to publish requests made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.