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No, Google didn’t just buy $750 million worth of Lenovo shares

Ina Fried
Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 2:05 AM ET
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An erroneous reading of a Hong Kong regulatory filing late Thursday mushroomed into a panoply of stories suggesting that Google had bought $750 million worth of Lenovo shares.

Let's be clear. Google didn't buy anything. Not only that, but the search giant doesn't yet own any Lenovo shares, despite what you may have read.

For the full story from Re/code, click here.

By Ina Fried, recode.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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