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Google Buys Bump Technologies, Maker of 3-D Desktop Software

Google Inc., owner of the world’s most popular search engine, has acquired Bump Technologies Inc., a company whose software makes computer desktops appear to be 3-D.

Google didn’t disclose the terms of the deal in an e-mailed statement today. Bump Technologies, which said it will close its service, lets users download the BumpTop software that gives desktops a 3-D look and helps group and manage files.