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A tale of two Googles

Google is arguably one of the most interesting companies to rise to prominence in the past decade. And the reason isn’t just that, in the space of a few years, it grew to become a billion-dollar company and the world’s most recognizable online search brand.

One of the reasons is so interesting: it is, for lack of a better word, often paradoxical. Two Google-related news items in the past two days highlighted this.