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.
A Google Exec Just Skydived 136K Feet, Smashing the World Record - Wired
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Google's Pichai to oversee major products and services - Reuters
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Google Rolls Out An Invite System For Its New Email App, Inbox By Gmail - TechCrunch (blog)
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Google Said to Buy Redwood City Offices for $585 Million - Bloomberg
— 9 to 5 Google Google Said to Buy Redwood City Offices for $585 Million Bloomberg The properties are part of the Pacific Shores Center office park in Redwood City, California, about 11 miles (18 kilometers) from Google's main office in Mountain View, said the people, who asked not to be named because the transaction is private. Google Grows With $1.6 Billion in California Office Deals Businessweek Google seals massive Sunnyvale, Redwood City deals Silicon Valley Business Journal Google reportedly purchased $585 million of premium office space in Redwood ... 9 to 5 Google Jutia Group all 13 news articles »
Google's Nest Acquires Smart Home Hub Startup Revolv To Control Every ... - Forbes
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Why Google's Job Interviews Never Last More Than 30 Minutes - Business Insider
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Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video) - Engadget
— Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video) Engadget Move over Felix Baumgartner -- just two years after the daredevil's record setting 128,000 foot Red Bull Stratos space jump, Google VP Alan Eustace has topped it. The New York Times reports Eustace rode a balloon 135,908 feet above New Mexico and dove ...
'Google grown big and bad': Assange reveals company and its founder's links to ... - RT
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How Magic Leap's Augmented Reality Works - MIT Technology Review
— How Magic Leap's Augmented Reality Works MIT Technology Review A Florida startup called Magic Leap announced Tuesday that it had received $542 million in funding from major Silicon Valley investors led by Google to develop hardware for a new kind of augmented reality hardware. The secretive startup has yet to ... and more »
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