An employee drives a Google Maps Street View car around Palo Alto, Calif. The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Tuesday that Google went far beyond listening to accessible radio communication when it drew information from inside people's homes. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Switching To Gmail May Leave Reporters' Sources At Risk

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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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For Palestinians, Google's Small Change Is A Big Deal

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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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Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

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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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Austin Is Latest Test Bed For Google's High-Speed Experiment

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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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Samsung Is On A Roll, But Can It Beat Apple?

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