Google’s Motorola Mobility takeover: EU delays ruling

Google’s takeover of Motorola Mobility faces a delay after EU regulators suspended their review of the deal.The European Commission has revealed that it halted the approval process last week, and requested more information.Motorola split in two earlier this year. Google subsequently offered $12.5bn in August for the part that makes phones and tablet computers.To read this BBC News report in full, see: see:Google’s Motorola Mobility takeover delayed
The European Commission has hit the “pause” button on Google’s proposed $12.5bn (£7.8bn) takeover of mobile phone company Motorola Mobility, and asked for more feedback from rivals and users who would be affected by the deal.Among key questions that it has already tried to tease out are whether Google would favour Motorola over other handware manufacturers which license Google’s Android software for mobile phones and tablets. Google has repeatedly insisted that it would not.

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