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Cars and Wind: What's Next For Google as It Pushes Beyond the Web?

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The Washington Post

Google, a vanguard of the Internet, has placed its bets on the high-tech transformation of non-tech industries—cars and wind energy.

Why the jump into areas so far beyond its core cash-cow business of Web search? To ensure its place in future waves of technology growth, the company says.

"We have money in the bank and this is another place where we can take risks with early investments that could amount to dramatic returns," said Jamie Yood, a spokesman for Google.

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