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European Antitrust Investigation

  1. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    The attack ads coincide with another European antitrust complaint orchestrated by Microsoft relating to Google's Android software. In an interview with the New York Times, European Union’s antitrust chief, Joaquín Almunia, noted one solution to...

  2. Google Submits Response to EC Antitrust Regulators

    After the conclusion of the FTC investigation, Google voluntarily made changes to some of its practices, including how it handles search and patent issues and agreeing not to sue willing licensees over standard essential patents.

  3. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    Federal Trade Commission (FTC) officials are reportedly thinking of dropping their antitrust case against Google, Bloomberg reports. Last September, Leibowitz said he expected the Google investigation to wrap up sometime before 2013.

  4. FTC Hopes to Resolve Google Antitrust Inquiry Before 2013

    The firm also faced similar issues in the Europe, and was earlier this year told by European Commission to come up with an agreeable settlement so that a prolonged investigation could be avoided. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is aiming to resolve...

  5. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    European antitrust chiefs are offering Google a chance to end the 18-month investigation into alleged monopoly abuses by the company. The senators also called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step up its investigation by considering both...

  6. 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...