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Employee Shopping: 'Acqui-Hire' Is The New Normal In Silicon Valley

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Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS is demonstrated on a Motorola Xoon tablet during a media event at Google headquarters on Feb. 2, 2011. Google acquired Motorola Mobility in August 2011 for $12.5 billion. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Layoffs, Google's Motorola Strategy Aims At Innovation

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A clip of the current 'All Things Considered' theme

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Google's Goggles: Is The Future Right Before Our Eyes?

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Chris Urmson (right) and Anthony Levandowski, one of the leaders of Google's self-driving car project, get into the driverless car. Steve Henn/NPR hide caption

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When The Car Is The Driver

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A screengrab shows Google's new search feature, in which results from a user's Google+ community are promoted at the top of the page. NPR hide caption

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