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SAN FRANCISCO — Google unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone Thursday as the Internet search giant steps up competition with Apple’s iPhone, especially in emerging markets. The device has a 5-inch display and is tightly integrated with new Google search capabilities and Google Now, the …

Internet privacy advocates and activists suffering under repressive government regimes may now have a new avenue for free expression with uProxy, a tool developed by Google that is expected to bypass censorship and invasive government monitoring. Developed by Google’s New York City-based think tank Google …

Google is officially part of the ultra-exclusive $1,000 club. The search giant’s stock topped $1,000 a share on Friday for the first time in its history, making it one of only a select few businesses including Priceline, Seaboard and Berkshire Hathaway to hit that milestone. …