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.
How Google Handles IT for Its Workers - Wall Street Journal
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Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites - BBC News
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Suddenly, Google Looks Shaky - Business Insider
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Stephen Colbert Has a Mock Feud With Google Over Search Results - New York Times
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GOOG Stock: 4 Things to Know About the Google Earnings Miss - Investorplace.com
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Google Releases Penguin 3.0 -- First Penguin Update In Over A Year - Search Engine Land
— Search Engine Land Google Releases Penguin 3.0 -- First Penguin Update In Over A Year Search Engine Land Google has confirmed to Search Engine Land that it updated its Penguin filter on Friday. Penguin targets sites deemed to be spammy, especially those found in violation of Google's guidelines about linking. Some noticed major changes in Google search ... Penguin 3.0: The Definitive Guide To Diagnosis And Recovery Forbes Google Confirms Penguin 3.0 Update, Here's The Reaction So Far Search Engine Journal Google SEO inspired Chuckie Links game launches The Drum The Independent - David Naylor's SEO Blog (blog) - WebProNews all 15 news articles »
Google removes results linking to stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence nude - The Guardian
— The Guardian Google removes results linking to stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence nude The Guardian The site removed from Google's search results has since changed its domain, which has caused the site to be re-indexed by Google and reappear in search results under the different website address. The takedown notice did not list the new domain, ... Google plans to remove links to Jennifer Lawrence's stolen nudes Salon Google Tries, Fails To Remove Links To Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photos Huffington Post Google removes links to websites hosting Jennifer Lawrence stolen nudes The Independent PerezHilton.com - Digital Spy UK all 23 news articles »
8 ways Google is tying Chrome OS and Android together - PCWorld
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Google Ventures Unleashes Its Investment Strategy For Europe - TechCrunch (blog)
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