October, Western Digital agreed to buy SanDisk in a $19 billion
deal that will increase its ability to make flash memory storage
chips used in smartphones and tablets.
"I am pleased that we have been able to ensure that this
multi-billion dollar deal in a fast-developing industry can go
ahead without delay," Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge
of competition policy, said in a statement.
(Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop; editing by Robert-Jan Bartunek)
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