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Breaking rumour: Google and Twitter

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The techies’ favourite website, Techcrunch, has two sources on a massive breaking story that search engine giant Google is about to acquire chatterbox forum Twitter for a $250m sum. It’s the sort of deal that could reignite confidence in the technology sector. And, as Techcrunch said recently, it makes great sense for Google: "More and more people are starting to use Twitter to talk about brands in real time as they interact with them. And those brands want to know all about it".

We’ll let you know more as we hear it.

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