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.
People are twisting facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says - PCWorld
— The Guardian People are twisting facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says PCWorld Some of those seeking to scrub their histories from the Web under Europe's “right to be forgotten” rule are being economical with the truth when making their requests, Google said Thursday. In a letter to European data regulators, Google listed some of ... France requests most 'right to be forgotten' removals from Google The Guardian Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount Telegraph.co.uk Google Details Problems With Handling Right to Be Forgotten Requests New York Times (blog) Times of India - The Verge - CNET (blog) all 136 news articles »
Scrap the mystery: High-tech vision for Google barge crumbles in a heap - Press Herald
— Business Insider Scrap the mystery: High-tech vision for Google barge crumbles in a heap Press Herald The so-called Google barge, once envisioned as a floating showroom for Google Glass and other high-tech gadgets, is heading for a less glamorous future now that the structure on top of it is destined for the scrap yard. It's a pitiful end for a great ... Google's retail ambitions with barges may be floating away CNET Google Will Dismantle Its Floating Barge That Was Going To Be Used To Sell ... Business Insider Mysteries continue to surround Google barge as it prepares to leave Maine Bangor Daily News ZDNet - Boston.com - Digital Trends all 32 news articles »
A police chase was captured on Google Street View Photo: Google - Telegraph.co.uk
— Telegraph.co.uk A police chase was captured on Google Street View Photo: Google Telegraph.co.uk An officer gives chase in Serbia Photo: Google . The two men were spotted behaving suspiciously outside a jewellery store before the police were called, according to the station. One the men were carrying a loaded gun, it was reported. Google rolled out ... Entire police chase caught on Google Street View: Would-be robbers seen ... Daily Mail all 3 news articles »
And when the fat lady does sing, Google Glass will be the witness - SiliconBeat
— Know Your Mobile And when the fat lady does sing, Google Glass will be the witness SiliconBeat Opera lovers, hold on to your seats — and your opera glasses. In what's being billed as a global first, a handful of singers and musicians with the opera company in Cagliari, Sardinia, will don pairs of Google Glass this evening for the first of ... Google Glass Review: Heads-On With Google's Head Gear Know Your Mobile Google (Opera) Glass Makes Debut in Puccini's Turandot in Italy Wall Street Journal (blog) Google Glass to be used for one-off staging of Puccini's Turandot The Guardian CBC.ca - The Star Online all 21 news articles »
To Find America's Nuclear Missiles, Try Google Maps - NPR (blog)
— To Find America's Nuclear Missiles, Try Google Maps NPR (blog) Earlier this week, NPR ran a short series I did on America's land-based nuclear missiles. One diagram in particular raised a few eyebrows: It showed the location of a Missile Alert Facility, along with the silos for 10 nuclear weapons. and more »
Google is stealing away Microsoft's future corporate customers - Quartz
— Quartz Google is stealing away Microsoft's future corporate customers Quartz Microsoft has long dominated the corporate-software market, and its new CEO Satya Nadella has set his sights on owning all things related to productivity and the cloud. But Google —fueled by its search-advertising business and consumer popularity—has ... and more »
Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search? - NPR (blog)
— Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search? NPR (blog) The Pinterest interface is simple: Just click a button, and any Web page gets broken down into its constituent images. Any of those can be added to your own set of images, known on Pinterest as a board. Other people can find those boards and copy what ... and more »
YouTube/Mike Geller - Business Insider
— Android Headlines - Android News YouTube/Mike Geller Business Insider "Are those Google Glass?" a stranger asked Geller. "Can I try them? Can I try real quick? Let me just see them." Then, the stranger made off with his device. "I picked up my phone and walked about 5 feet to the right," Geller says of the moment his ... Watch this idiot steal Google Glass and then go to a rave without realizing he ... BGR Google Glass thief accidentally live streams his day Recombu all 11 news articles »
Insight - European regulators training sights on Google's mobile software - Reuters UK
— Reuters UK Insight - European regulators training sights on Google's mobile software Reuters UK Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said that with a new antitrust chief taking over in November, European regulators are laying the groundwork for a case centred on whether Google abuses the 80 percent market share of its Android mobile ...
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