--A U.S. investigation into Google, currently focusing on the company's advertising business, will be expanded to cover its Android and search businesses, CNBC reported Thursday, citing "people familiar with the matter."

--The investigation is being carried out by 48 state attorneys-general, as well as the attorneys-general from Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., the report said.

--Google declined to comment, the report said.

--Alphabet, Inc. (GOOG) is the parent company of Google.

 

Full story: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/14/states-google-antitrust-probe-to-expand-into-search-android-businesses.html

 

--Write to Stephen Nakrosis at stephen.nakrosis@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 14, 2019 19:02 ET (00:02 GMT)

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