This $30 million San Francisco mansion, once owned by Vanessa Getty, is one of the city’s most expensive homes — take a look inside

Jacob Elliott for Ludovico and Michelangelo Mazzola at Compass A home in San Francisco’s ritzy Pacific Heights neighborhood has been privately listed off the market for $ 30 million, according to SF Curbed. That’s more than twice what it sold for just three years ago. The home at 2900 Vallejo St. once belonged to Vanessa […]

Internet rages after Google removes “view image” button, bowing to Getty

Enlarge / Google Image search will no longer offer the “view image” button, which directly linked to an image. (credit: Google) This week, Google Image Search is getting a lot less useful, with the removal of the “View Image” button. Before, users could search for an image and click the “View Image” button to download […]

Google removed an important feature from its photo search after it reached a deal with Getty Images (GOOG)

Denis Balibouse/Reuters Google is removing the “View Image” button from Google Images. The move comes as part of an agreement between the search giant and Getty Images, which allowed its photos to show up in Google Images if it eliminated the button. The reverse image search feature is instead remaining. Google is removing the handy […]

Jean Paul Getty: Cold-hearted tycoon who refused to buy his grandson’s freedom

GETTY Jean Paul Getty was the richest man in the world, worth an estimated $ 8.6bn The severed ear arrived with the morning post. Gnarled and torn it was wrapped in a bloody envelope.  It had been five long months since John Paul Getty III had been kidnapped and his grandfather Jean Paul Getty – […]

‘Trust’ Teaser: Donald Sutherland Is J. Paul Getty

If you thought All The Money In the World was the only J. Paul Getty-related drama on the horizon, guess again: FX has an entire TV series about the Getty family coming up. The Danny Boyle-directed series, called Trust, features Donald Sutherland in the role of cold-hearted billionaire J. Paul Getty, and the first Trust teaser gives us […]