U.K. to probe Google's purchase of Waze


The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading will investigate Google's (GOOG) acquisition of Waze, an Israeli provider of a mobile traffic app.

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  • The_C_Man
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    I'm not sure how the results of a UK probe will influence this but unless Google is prepared to promise that the Waze app will be available independently as well as parts incorporated into Google Maps the purchase should be blocked.
    27 Aug 2013, 07:07 AM Reply Like
  • ianwaring
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    Got to wonder if this is Microsoft winge'ing again. Which consumer is worse off?
    27 Aug 2013, 07:53 AM Reply Like
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