(Google hot trends story updated with McDonald's and Allscripts search terms)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- McDonald's ( MCD) has become a trending topic on Google as the company tells customers that it will offer $3 refunds to those who bought the recently-recalled, cadmium-tainted Shrek drinking glasses that were sold at McDonald's restaurants across the country.
Another hot search term on Google Wednesday afternoon is Allscripts ( MDRX), as the company agrees to purchase Eclipsys Corp. ( ECLP) for $1.3 billion in stock. The combination is intended to result in a software entity that enables doctors and hospitals in the U.S. to share patients' records.
This morning, World of Warcraft, by Activision Blizzard's ( ATVI) Blizzard Entertainment subsidiary, was a trending topic on Google, as the game server got shutdown during a system upgrade. Reports are saying that Blizzard's World of Warcraft servers will be down for about a day as the company introduces its new Cataclysm Patch chapter.