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.
Google Looks to Get Back Into China - Wall Street Journal
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The European Parliament Threatens To Break Up Google - Forbes
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Google's Nexus 6 Might Be Too Big For Right Now, But Right-Sized For The Future - TechCrunch
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Ads got you down? With Google Contributor you can pay to remove them - PCWorld
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Google break-up plan emerges from Brussels - CNBC
— CNBC Google break-up plan emerges from Brussels CNBC The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google , in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the technology group's power. The gambit increases the political pressure on the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, to take a ...
Google, Rockstar agree to settle patent litigation: filing - Reuters
— Reuters Google , Rockstar agree to settle patent litigation: filing Reuters Google and Rockstar have agreed to settle "all matters in controversy between the parties," according to a filing in an Texas federal court on Monday. However, the document does not say whether Rockstar has also settled with handset makers including ... Google , Cisco Settle IP Suits With Rockstar PC Magazine Google , Rockstar reach deal to settle lawsuit over Nortel patents PCWorld Google and Rockstar end Nortel patent litigation suit BBC News ZDNet - Ars Technica all 108 news articles »
Europe Can't Split Google In Two Anyway, These Antitrust Experts Say - Business Insider
— Business Insider Europe Can't Split Google In Two Anyway, These Antitrust Experts Say Business Insider "I think it'd be very difficult for Google to disaggregate all its own assets and interests from Google Search just in Europe. I'm not saying it couldn't do it, but it would be costly. You'd get a lot of squawking from European consumers because it ...
European regulators consider a call to break up Google - SFGate
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European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling' - Wall Street Journal
— Wall Street Journal European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling' Wall Street Journal While the text of the resolution doesn't specifically mention Google , it takes direct aim at the U.S. technology company by calling on the European Commission—which for four years has been investigating allegations that Google abuses its dominance of ...
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