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.
Here's Why Google's Cloud Went a Little Dark This Month - Fortune
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Google's New Android Brings a Much Needed Change - Fortune
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South Korea Misses Its Own Deadline to Share Google Maps Data - Fortune
— Fortune South Korea Misses Its Own Deadline to Share Google Maps Data Fortune South Korea said on Wednesday it will extend a review of a request by Google GOOG -0.32% in June for permission to take government mapping data out of the country for use in servers worldwide, with a decision due by Nov. 23. Seoul had previously said ... Korea delays approval of Google's request for map data Korea Times all 26 news articles »
Google Fiber, AT&T, Comcast fail to strike deal at meeting - The Tennessean
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Facebook, Google, Twitter lax on terrorists' misuse of their sites, say UK MPs - CIO
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Google will punish sites that use annoying pop-up ads - The Verge
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Google Hires YouTube Stars to Promote New 'Daydream' Virtual Reality Platform (GOOG) - Investopedia
— Investopedia Google Hires YouTube Stars to Promote New 'Daydream' Virtual Reality Platform (GOOG) Investopedia Google (GOOG) continues its big leap into emerging virtual reality (VR) space, pouring money into VR movies and programs. Google's investments in these projects will help provide exclusive content for the launch of its new immersive-technology software ... Google Daydream VR will reportedly launch in 'weeks' The Verge Google Is Hiring YouTube Stars to Promote Its New 'Daydream' VR Service Fortune Google's VR platform Daydream may launch within weeks Mashable CNET - PC Magazine - Bloomberg all 68 news articles »
Google bringing data-saving Wi-Fi Assistant to all Nexus phones ... - The Verge
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