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's new VR camera has 17 lenses - CNNMoney
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The Startup That Just Might Threaten Google - Inc.com
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Google's Parent Company Achieves Big Market Cap Milestone - Fortune
— Fortune Google's Parent Company Achieves Big Market Cap Milestone Fortune Google's parent company achieved a major milestone on Monday when its market value passed $600 billion for the first time. Shares in Alphabet, the holding company that includes Google , rallied nearly 2.4% to close at $862.76 in regular trading. It was ... and more »
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