According to the US State Department, it is likely that Google will announce its departure from China today.
Originally quoted by Reuters, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley states “We aware that there are strong indications of an announcement by Google this afternoon, and as we have said throughout this process this is a decision for Google to make”.
Google’s position in China has been the topic of news lately as the company has been plagued by censorship. Chinese Government response, thus far, has shown little concern for the company’s decision either way.