2/9/2012

The U.S. Justice Department will likely approve Google's bid to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, possibly by next week, according to published accounts, which said European regulators are expected to make their decision by Monday. Sources told The Wall Street Journal that regulators remain concerned about the huge haul of patents Google will gain from the deal and will closely monitor the company to ensure that the company licenses them to competitors on fair terms.

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