Pinterest has created a database of "things in the world that matter to human beings," says Alexis Madrigal. Pinterest hide caption

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A Google search removal request is displayed on the screen of a smartphone in London. The company says it has received more than 70,000 takedown requests following a European court ruling. Dominic Lipinski/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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After the Brazil-Germany semifinal, Google's experimental newsroom focused on search trends that don't rub salt in Brazil's wounds. Google hide caption

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Google X is building a few hundred self-driving cars that have no steering wheel, accelerator pedal or brake pedal. Google hide caption

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Legal experts say it's too soon to know the impact of a European court ruling that will require Google to remove some links upon request. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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A Google Maps image from its Russian service depicts Crimea (bottom center) with a solid line, reflecting an international border between it and Ukraine. Versions of the map on other Google sites show it with a dotted line. Google Maps hide caption

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A Cambodian technician carries a backpack-mounted "Trekker" device housing 15 cameras as he demonstrates the technique used to digitally map the Angkor complex in Cambodia. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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