April the first, dont ya love it :\

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Shane, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. Shane

    Shane Guest

    http://www.theregister.com/2006/04/01/china_buys_google/

    The People's Republic of China has acquired a controlling stake in the
    United States' fastest growing technology company, Google.

    Google announced the transfer of 140m shares of Class B stock to a new
    entity owned by the Chinese Ministry of Information in typically forthright
    style. The news was disclosed in a Captcha graphic on its Google Canteen
    Menu weblog; investors had to click a hidden link to see the announcement,
    and then decode a stenographically-hidden message watermarked into the JPG
    file. Once decrypted, the message read:

    gee it's raining here in mountain view and my cats hungry so we thought
    we'd better update you on our corporate finances. we've sold out to china.
    have a great weekend boo-yah!! lol

    No other details were forthcoming.
     
    Shane, Apr 1, 2006
    #1
    1. Advertising

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Wolfman6
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    688
    Wolfman6
    Jul 21, 2005
  2. Guest
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    551
    Guest
    Jul 11, 2006
  3. Dave
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    874
  4. wewa
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    710
    Andre Da Costa [Extended64]
    Nov 10, 2005
  5. Mike Russell

    The April Curvemeister Class starts tomorrow, April 1

    Mike Russell, Mar 31, 2007, in forum: Digital Photography
    Replies:
    21
    Views:
    1,022
    evadnikufesin
    Apr 2, 2007
Loading...

Share This Page