Google is considering acquiring a 5% stake in India’s second largest telecom provider Vodafone Idea, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. The talks are in early stages, but if a deal goes through, it could help bolster Google’s presence in India’s fast-growing mobile market. Vodafone Idea is the British cell phone giant’s India arm. The talks also highlight how big tech companies are...
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