On the surface, there's little that connects Google (Nasdaq: GOOG ) to Intel (Nasdaq: INTC ) . But dig deeper and you'll find that Google Ventures is quickly becoming Silicon Valley's second-biggest brand name in corporate venturing, right behind none other than Intel Capital. This week, the search king authorized another $100 million annually for its venture group to invest in up-and-comers, a bet that could pay off handsomely as Google tries to turn the Web into the world's largest breeding ground for new software. Find out more in the video below.
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