An image shows the new Digg Reader, built as an option to replace Google Reader. The RSS subscription service will be discontinued on July 1, Google says. Digg hide caption

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Google was recently allowed to release general data about national security letters it receives, as seen in this chart. The company is now asking the U.S. government to allow it to publish similar data on national security requests, including those made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Google hide caption

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Internet giant Google has recognized the Palestinians' upgraded U.N. status, placing the name "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories." Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A visitor at the "NEXT Berlin" conference tries out Google Glass on April 24 in Berlin. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man's shadow reflects on a bus with an ad for Gmail in Lagos, Nigeria. Google has introduced Inactive Account Manager to help plan for digital life after death. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption

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Matthew Marcus works at his desk in the basement of Kansas City Startup Village in Kansas City, Kan., in January. The village houses several startup companies and takes advantage of the high-speed Internet. Google announced on Tuesday it would be installing its Google Fiber network in Austin, Texas, next. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin wears Google Glass glasses at an event on the University of California, San Francisco's Mission Bay campus on Feb. 20. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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The camera mounted on a Google Street View car used to photograph whole streets obscures part of the U.S. Internet giant's logo. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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