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.
What to expect to see from Google's October 4th event - Engadget
— Engadget What to expect to see from Google's October 4th event Engadget It's that time of the year when tech companies trot out their newest wares hoping to cash in on the holiday season buying spree and Google is no different. On October 4th the search giant is holding an event to show off, well something, but most likely ... Tracking Google's 10/4 event: Everything from Google I/O is finally ready Ars Technica The 5 Biggest Things Google Might Announce On Oct. 4 TIME MashTalk: Google may kill the Nexus phones and replace it with Pixel Mashable CNET - The Verge - NBCNews.com - Android Police all 266 news articles »
Google Said to Tap Lazard to Review Potential Bid for Twitter - Bloomberg
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Here's how you can stop jumping back and forth between Google's calendar and map apps - TechCrunch
— TechCrunch Here's how you can stop jumping back and forth between Google's calendar and map apps TechCrunch Logistics are difficult, especially when every day you're trying to keep track of 9 meetings, 13 phone calls, a dinner, a post-dinner, and a post-post-dinner. In a recent update, Google has decided to do its part to make daily logistics easier by more ... Google Maps Now Integrates Your Google Calendar Events Lifehacker Australia Google Maps made it easier to navigate to your next meeting The Next Web Google Maps for Android integrates Google Calendar events ZDNet Engadget - Android Police - VentureBeat - Google Help all 44 news articles »
Week Ahead On Wall Street: Jobs Report, Google Product Unveil - Forbes
— Forbes Week Ahead On Wall Street: Jobs Report, Google Product Unveil Forbes After Apple made waves with its new iPhone last month, it is Google's turn at bat. The tech giant will show off its new products at an event in Mountain View, California on Tuesday. New phones and a smart home product are expected to be part of the mix.
A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google, Less So for Moonshots - ABC News
— ABC News A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google , Less So for Moonshots ABC News FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post the price of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google has been thriving since adopting Alphabet Inc. as its corporate parent in 2015, underscoring how much the ... and more »
New Google Tilt Brush demo shows what it's like to paint with friends in VR - TechCrunch
— TechCrunch New Google Tilt Brush demo shows what it's like to paint with friends in VR TechCrunch One of the more fun usages of virtual reality to have already emerged is Google's Tilt Brush. The VR painting simulator is often one of the first things I demo to first-time VR users and it really allows people to lose themselves in a VR world and make ... Tilt Brush: Multiplayer YouTube Paint with friends: Tilt Brush's latest prototype creations - Sign in - Google Accounts Sign in - Google Accounts all 11 news articles »
Google's Uber Competitor Is Finally Here - Fortune
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Google expands Waze ridesharing to all in San Francisco - CNET
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Google's X is flying its internet balloons over Yellowstone - Recode
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Google's Going to Change the Gadget Game, But Not Like You Think - WIRED
— WIRED Google's Going to Change the Gadget Game, But Not Like You Think WIRED If you add them all up, Google actually makes a lot of gadgets. It sells Nexus phones, Chromebook Pixels, Pixel C tablets, Nest smart-home products, cardboard VR viewers, Chromecast and Chromecast Audio, pretty Wi-Fi routers, even weird custom phone ... and more »
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