U.S. Justice Department staff attorneys have recommended antitrust approval of Google’s (GOOG...

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U.S. Justice Department staff attorneys have recommended antitrust approval of Google’s (GOOG +1.1%) $400M acquisition of AdMeld, sources tell Bloomberg. The staff urged approval after a detailed analysis reportedly found AdMeld’s competitors in online display advertising were strong enough to offer companies alternative ways to advertise.