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Brad Wells has found the little joke Google programmers hid in the prototype laptop for Chrome OS, the company's browser-based operating system.
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Google's popular Gmail service dropped offline for a bit at midday Friday. Service disruptions also hit Calendar, Drive, Docs, and Google+ Hangouts, among others.
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A plea for more considered thought online, in way more than 140 characters.
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The site says that's likely a conservative estimate as it only tracked the words "Sandy" and "hurricane."