Google's proposed acquisition of Looker invites probe from UK's competition watchdog

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Google announced in June that was acquiring Looker for $2.6 billion in efforts to expand its cloud offerings
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Google announced in June that was acquiring Looker for $2.6 billion in efforts to expand its cloud offerings

The CMA is inviting comments from interested parties on the merger by 20th December

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced yesterday that it has started an investigation into Google's proposed acquisition of Looker Data Sciences. The competition watchdog said ...

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