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Fool contributor Anders Bylund owns shares of Google. The Motley Fool recommends Apple, Coca-Cola, Google, and PepsiCo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Coca-Cola, Google, and PepsiCo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.