China’s regulators approved Tencent’s $3.5 billion deal to acquire the nation’s third-largest search engine, Sogou, as long as Tencent takes steps to protect user data, Reuters reported. The proposed acquisition was seen as a test case of tougher anti monopoly scrutiny in the wake of the collapse of the initial public offering of Ant Group, the financial affiliate of Alibaba. Sogou is the...
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