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Schmidt: Google Once Considered Issuing Currency 189

itwbennett writes "In his keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company once 'had various proposals to have [its] own currency [it was] going to call Google Bucks.' The idea was to implement a 'peer-to-peer money' system, but it was squelched by legal issues."

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten