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Google confirms the rumored party on Thursday, with two caveats:

1. It's not a music-store launch party.
2. It's more of a "networking event."

Ugh, a "networking event." Can it not be all about business for one night? Is this separate from the rumored Friday night bash, or have you really got to fight for your right to party?


Google admits music shindig, but denies music store rumor [CNET]