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Google's IPO

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If you run a google search on the word "Google," the first item to pop up is bound to be news about the search engine's expected mega IPO. The company could raise as much as $25 billion with its initial public offering. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests for a guide to the Internet giant and a look at its possible future.

Guests:

John Battelle
*Visiting professor, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Director of the Business Reporting Program
*Author and blogger

Steven Levy
*Senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine
*Wrote March 29 Newsweek article on Google

Lauren Weinstein
*He co-founded "People for Internet Responsibility," a privacy advocacy group

Bill Dedman
*Reporter for The Boston Globe
*Maintains a research Web site for journalists, PowerReporting.com

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