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Of course, these options are not mutually exclusive. They may make another $500E+09, hire Larry Wall (which could involve a significant chunk of the $500E+09), start their own airline (there are probably few more rapid ways of getting rid of $5×1011), and expand the Google brand throughout the known universe. Google public libraries?
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