Google Ends Hush-Hush Barge Speculation

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Thursday, November 07, 2013
A Google barge: Photo courtesy of Portland Tugboat LLC

Following feverish media speculation over the past fortnight about the company's plans, Google has issued a statement saying it intends to use the structures as learning spaces for people to find out about new tech., reports the BBC.

One popular theory had been that the vessels would be used as floating wave-powered data centres.

Government inspectors had signed confidentiality agreements about the four-storey building in San Francisco Bay and another similar structure off Portland, Maine, unwittingly fuelling the debate.

Source: BBC News

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