Beijing Renews Google's Internet License Google will continue doing business in China. The online search giant announced Friday that Beijing renewed its license to operate in what's now the world's biggest Internet market. Earlier this year, Google threatened to leave China -- in part because of Beijing's Internet censorship.
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Beijing Renews Google's Internet License

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Beijing Renews Google's Internet License

Beijing Renews Google's Internet License

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Google will continue doing business in China. The online search giant announced Friday that Beijing renewed its license to operate in what's now the world's biggest Internet market. Earlier this year, Google threatened to leave China — in part because of Beijing's Internet censorship.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

NPR's business news starts with the latest on Google's China saga.

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MONTAGNE: The move is seen as a compromise to satisfy Beijing. Google is eager to continue its other businesses in China, such as online music and mobile phones.

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