Yesterday, CNET reported that Google may be moving its famous barge to the central California city. But has the tech giant said anything to officials there?
The floating showroom leaves its original home alongside Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay and heads to the Port of Stockton, where Google is said to have signed a six-month lease.
The floating showroom is expected to set sail for its new home as early as next week. Now, maybe Google will finally tell us what's behind all the black netting and scaffolding.
Richmond, Calif., is itching to have the now famous barge but it may face competition from nearby Stockton, a city left teetering on the edge by the nation's housing crisis.
Even though the famous floating showroom is leaving Treasure Island for Stockton, it's still far from ready for prime time -- and Google is still on the hook for half a million dollars in rent.
The company's current store at Stockton and Ellis streets in downtown San Francisco will be moved to Union Square, if all goes well.
A Stockton, Calif., bar owner is fed up with undesirables. So he won't let you in after 9 p.m. unless he's already vetted you on Facebook.
The company's LTE service is now available in Stockton, Calif., Topeka, Kan.; Laredo, Texas; and 10 other areas, while expanded coverage hits San Francisco, Milwaukee, and elsewhere.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, a law firm that has done work for Apple in the past, is now in possession of iPad3.com, according a Whois record.
Google may be selling its would-be floating showroom in Maine to an international barge company. But the Google Barge in California still sits idle.