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  1. Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

    Department of Justice (DOJ) and the European Commission (EC) each announced that the deal had been cleared by their respective antitrust authorities and could proceed. U.S.and EU antitrust authorities have approved Google's proposed acquisition of...

  2. Google’s Legal Woes: U.S. Government, Motorola, AT&T ... Al Franken?

    The Justice Department, along with seven states, moved to stop the acquisition on the grounds that combining ATs antitrust senate hearing, is now featured in an online video promoting Google’s Get Your Business Online program.

  3. Google Cleared to Buy ITA

    Seems today's Department of Justice proposed settlement has appeased all sides of the Google-ITA acquisition debate. Department of Justice today approved our acquisition. The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division today filed a civil antitrust...

  4. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    Federal Trade Commission antitrust investigation after the Justice Department completes its review of Google's acquisition of travel software developer ITA Software and determines whether to challenge or impose restrictions on the deal, Bloomberg...

  5. Google Adds Republican Lobbyist

    The Justice Department, which is investigating Google's acquisition of ITA (and has previously investigated Google over hiring practices and Google books), was not among the departments listed. Among Google's lobbying targets in the fourth quarter...

  6. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    It seems the team over in Mountain View wasn't up for a battle with the Department of Justice and nixed the deal just an hour before the suit was served. who in their desperation to avoid a hostile Microsoft acquisition said yes.