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Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped 14 percent to $1,015.46 and closed a day heavy trading at $1,011.41. The gains marked Google’s biggest one-day jump in more than five years.
At the $1,000 mark, Google shares were up 41% from the beginning of the year, and the company's market value reached $334 billion, still shy of leader Apple's $461 billion.
The company’s next big update could come in the form of Android 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, which are expected any day now.