On March 15, 2005, Google software engineer Chikai Ohazama published Google X on the company's blog. Ohazama wrote: "I hope all of you enjoy it - especially Mac users, who I'm sure will appreciate its lineage."
When Google X was launched, this little poem could be found at the bottom of the page: "Roses are red. Violets are blue. OS X rocks. Homage to you."
Although the project was pulled hours after it was launched, you can still see how it looked.
Why You Hate Google's New Logo - The New Yorker
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Google OnHub Review: Your Router Sucks, But Do You Trust Google? - Gizmodo
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Google Dreams of a World After Apps but It's a Nightmare for Rivals - Re/code
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Does Google Still Need A Nexus Smartphone? - Forbes
— Forbes Does Google Still Need A Nexus Smartphone? Forbes There is a long history of Google working alongside a manufacturer to create Nexus devices each year. Starting with the Nexus One in 2010, HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and Asus have all built devices for Google to sell, and Huawei should be joining that ... Google to launch new Nexus phones on Sept 29: Report Times of India all 122 news articles »
Google's Latest Update Makes Life Easier for Hypochondriacs - WIRED
— WIRED Google's Latest Update Makes Life Easier for Hypochondriacs WIRED Hypochondriacs, ever-concerned parents, and illness-prone humans of Earth— Google wants to make it easier to soothe your worries (or encourage you to head to the doc) by offering more quick, accurate, and straightforward health information in search. Google now helps you easily look up details for 900 illnesses The Verge Google expands health search to 900 medical conditions USA TODAY Google expands health conditions feature to over 900 illnesses Engadget Gizmodo - Digital Trends - TechCrunch all 35 news articles »
Google launches standalone Street View app - Fortune
— Fortune Google launches standalone Street View app Fortune In one gallery, you can explore Street View collections and content from Google Maps alongside photo spheres contributed from people around the globe. So whether you want to track the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, scale the famed rock wall El Capitan ... Google Introduces New Street View App AnandTech Google launches new standalone Street View app for iPhone 9 to 5 Mac (blog) Google's New Street View App Lets You Browse 360-Degree Imagery, Share Your ... TechCrunch WIRED - The Next Web - BGR all 160 news articles »
Google is holding a Nexus event on September 29 - The Next Web
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Google adds voice dictation and other goodies to Google Docs - Fortune
— Fortune Google adds voice dictation and other goodies to Google Docs Fortune Google , which gained early recognition for its applications by enabling team members to collaborate on documents, also added a “see new changes” option that lets you view all the changes made by your group while you were away. Perfect for control freaks. Note&Taking Just Became Easier With Google's New Voice Transcription Tool Fast Company Feeling sweary? Don't tell Google Docs The Register Google updates Docs with integrated search on Android, dictation, and advanced ... The Verge Wired.co.uk - VentureBeat - Engadget all 106 news articles »
Google's Latest Chrome Update Emphasizes Speed And Lower Memory Usage - TechCrunch
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Google's new 'Fun Facts' feature is a procrastinator's dream - The Next Web
— The Next Web Google's new 'Fun Facts' feature is a procrastinator's dream The Next Web It appears to be a neat update on Google's 'I'm feeling lucky' feature and although the facts I was shown appear pretty random right now, I bet Google will start using our data to give us eerily personalized facts eventually. Did you know carrots used ... There's a Cool New Easter Egg Hidden in Google Search TIME Tell Google you're feeling curious for fun facts CNET Google launches new 'fun fact' trick to keep you entertained The Guardian Business Insider - BGR - NBCNews.com all 71 news articles »
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