Mystery Google Barge Booted From San Francisco Bay

The mystery Google barge that has been under construction at San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island has been given the boot. Rumors flew in October of last year over the barges purpose and ranged from Google's patented floating data center to an uber-exclusive showroom for the company’s new Google Glass. The barge, made of shipping containers stacked four stories high, was … [Read more...]

Google Mystery Barge Construction Under Investigation

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on an island in the bay. The probe, which began in the past week, will examine what permits are needed to build the barge and whether the owners of the Treasure … [Read more...]

New Details Emerge About Google “Mystery” Barge

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Able-bodied seamen, decorative sails meant to evoke fish fins and dozens of security cameras will eventually make up the on-board complement of a mysterious four-story barge being built by Internet company Google Inc. The barge is actually a "technology exhibition space," that Google will move between several piers in the San … [Read more...]

Google Reveals “Mystery Barge” As…

Search giant Google on Wednesday finally broke its silence over the so-called "Google Mystery Barge" docked at San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island, which for the past month has peaked everyone's interest from maritime to tech buffs alike. In an emailed statement to the tech website Techrunch and other media outlets, Google finally admitted: Google Barge … A floating … [Read more...]

gCaptain Radio Episode 20 – Google Mystery Barge

This week marks the 20th episode of gCaptain Radio sponsored by Six Maritime. gCaptain Radio is a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via mp3 or as an iTunes podcast. Click HERE to subscribe via iTunes! Or click HERE to access the RSS Feed for your android … [Read more...]