Google's first and last euro press day?

You'd like to think that the king of the Internet could handle a little thing like Wi-Fi and electricity but we have been without wireless for most of the morning and power has been and on and off! Not the best piece of PR when you have assembled hundreds of journalists from across Europe to listen to how great you are...

You'd like to think that the king of the Internet could handle a little thing like Wi-Fi and electricity but we have been without wireless for most of the morning and power has been and on and off! Not the best piece of PR when you have assembled hundreds of journalists from across Europe to listen to how great you are...

I am over in Paris for Google's first ever charm offensive for the European press - it had a similar event last year in the US and is trying the model over here - but at the moment it more offensive than charm.

CEO Eric Schmidt is showing up later so let's hope they have got the power working properly by then cos I am betting he won't take a comms collapse as well as VP of search Marissa Mayer who soldiered on despite water coming through the ceiling and a complete power collapse half-way through her talk.

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