A Google representative confirmed that the Chinese government had given the merger the green light. The deal is set to close early in this coming week.
The deal had to be approved by a series of regulators around the world, not limited to the United States and Europe.
China was the last hurdle in the chain of regulators to approve the deal. A second phase of the review caused the investigation to be delayed, as tensions between Google and the Chinese continued to stir.
After all, it comes only a couple of years after Google accused the Chinese government of hacking its networks, which famously…
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