Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Google’s deal to buy Motorola Mobility gets final approval from Department of Justice

Earlier today we reported that the European Commission blessed the Google-Motorola Mobility deal, and we’re learning that the United States has also given its final seal of approval making the deal complete.

Google says European Commission has approved Motorola Mobility acquisition

Search giant Google has today announced that its planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility has been approved by the European Commission. The approval has been posted to the Commission’s site here and says that it approved the merger largely because it will not “significantly modify the market situation in respect of operating systems and patents for these devices.”