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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Traveling through time on Google maps - CBS News
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Vic Gundotra, The Father Of Google+, Is Leaving Google After 8 Years - TechCrunch
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Google Glass Is Now on Sale to Anyone Who Wants It - Yahoo News
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Momentum-Stock Doubters Get Walloped As Apple, Facebook and Google ... - Forbes
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IBM Spends $2.4 Billion On New Power Servers And Partners With Google And ... - Forbes
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Google Maps Allows Users To Time Travel...Sorta - Fox News Latino
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Google and Facebook's Fight for the Future of Tech - Businessweek
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Facebook, Google, Microsoft Join Forces to Prevent Another Heartbleed - Mashable
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Google Hangouts May Be Ready To Eat Videoconferencing - ReadWrite
— ReadWrite Google Hangouts May Be Ready To Eat Videoconferencing ReadWrite While the video conferencing and telepresence was a $3.2 billion market in 2013, according to Infonetics, the market seems set to shrink as individuals and companies turn to free options like Skype and Google Hangouts. Skype stole an early march on ...
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