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Tempe, AZ

#BREAKING Tempe is first Valley city to move forward on Google Fiber ultra-high-speed Internet. http://t.co/R5RSOK4qGf - @azcentral

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Android

Google gives Android developers new beta-testing options, removes Google+ requirement - @TechCrunch

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Google

Google rejects French request for broader 'right to be forgotten' rules, questioning jurisdiction of individual countries over global web services - @verge

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gadgets

Google Translate app adds support for 20 more languages - @CNET

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gadgets

New Google search feature helps users anticipate crowds at different locations - @TheNextWeb

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Google

Google drops requirement to have a Google+ account to use other services, starting with YouTube - @google

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Google

Google Plus Photos shutting down Aug. 1, company says; Google Photos to live on - @TechCrunch

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cybersecurity

Google says new export regulations known as Wassenaar Arrangement 'would have a significant negative impact on the open security research community' - @verge

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Nasdaq reaches another record as Google surges 16%; Dow dips about 34 - @CNBC

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United States

Editor's note: MarketWatch notes that today's gain in Google shares (now at 16%) raises its market capitalization by $65 billion and - if it holds - would mark the biggest one-day market-cap gain in US history. - Tom

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advertising

Shares in Google surge by as much as 14.5% as investors cheer growth in mobile ad revenue - @Reuters

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Google

Google says a self-driving car was involved in injury accident for 1st time after vehicle was rear-ended by another car in Mountain View, Calif.; 3 people suffered minor whiplash - @AP

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earnings

Google shares jump 6% after earnings beat forecasts - @usatodaytech

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earnings

Google reports earnings of $6.99 a share vs. $6.74 estimates; revenues of $17.73 billion vs. $17.79 billion estimates - @CNBCnow

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Twitter

Twitter's head of communications, ex-Googler Gabriel Stricker, announces he is leaving company - @SAI

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HBO

HBO Now service hits Android devices, rollout on Chromecast and Fire TV coming soon - @engadget

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Google

Google to introduce a buy button in the next few weeks - @MarketWatch

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Austin, TX

Google begins testing Lexus brand self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Tex. - @ReutersTech

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Google

Report: Google to team up with Waze to launch carpooling pilot in central Israel, sources tell @haaretzcom

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Google EU antitrust probe

Google given 6 more weeks to reply to EU antitrust charges, company spokesman says - @Reuters

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