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Does Google's floating datacentre plan hold water?

Speculation swirls around two mysterious barges as officials remain tight-lipped

  • These shipping containers piled on top of a barge in Portland, Maine, could be a Google floating data center, although the Internet company won't say. A similar barge is docked in San Francisco Bay.

  • A tugboat from Portland Tugboat LLC tows the so-called "mystery barge," that could be a floating data center owned by Google, into Portland Harbor in Maine.

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