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.
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Google Said to Face $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine, but Battle With Europe Looms - New York Times
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Google car firm Waymo signs self-driving car deal with rental firm Avis Budget - USA TODAY
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Google is 'replacing' Gchat today — here's what that means - Business Insider
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Google Leak Reveals Pixel 2's Impressive Hardware - Forbes
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Google Home arrives in Canada - TechCrunch
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Apple's AR is closer to reality than Google's - The Verge
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Vanessa Marcotte case: Man indicted for murder of Google employee slain during jog - CBS News
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