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 launches huge 55" whiteboard for G Suite - The Next Web
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Google's Dart programming language returns to the spotlight - TechCrunch
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Chinese Crew Steals iPhone Pics, Hacks Google Nexus, Wins $200000 - Forbes
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Google just made a big move to distinguish its VR tech from everything else on the market - Quartz
— Quartz Google just made a big move to distinguish its VR tech from everything else on the market Quartz The company has been around for three years, and has reportedly raised $21.6 million in funding, but on Mon day (Oct. 24) it made an announcement that signals it may have real staying power: it was acquired by Google . Google confirmed the deal to ... Google takes on eye-tracking virtual reality technology with Eyefluence purchase Digital Trends Google buys Eyefluence eye-tracking startup | TechCrunch TechCrunch Google reportedly building eye-tracking headset that mixes VR with the real world The Verge eWeek - Engadget - Fortune - Engadget all 103 news articles »
Google Express adds delivery service to 13 more states - USA TODAY
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Introducing the Jamboard, Google's $6K 55-inch 4K touchscreen display video - CNET - CNET
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Google earnings: Expect YouTube to be a highlight ahead of Pixel boost - MarketWatch
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