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  1. Was Google's Marissa Mayer Snubbed in Local + More Reorg Notes

    After blogging about the Google-ITA deal, we learned Jeff Huber is now Google's Senior Vice President, Commerce and Local. So Brown will now take over -- Google's philanthropic arm -- from new business development VP Megan Smith.

  2. Google Cleared to Buy ITA

    Seems today's Department of Justice proposed settlement has appeased all sides of the Google-ITA acquisition debate. The DOJ said that Google's $700 million acquisition of ITA, as originally proposed, would have "substantially lessened competition...

  3. 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...

  4. DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuses Herself From Google ITA discussions

    Having worked for the law firm representing ITA - the travel software company Google is seeking to purchase - Christine Varney, the U.S. Companies working in the travel industry are claiming Google's purchase of ITA could cause problems for them...

  5. Google Fights Claims of Bias in Instant, Local Search

    Not shockingly, Microsoft also has joined the coalition that opposes Google's acquisition of ITA. Google has been busy defending itself from accusations of bias in its local, organic, and paid results in recent weeks.

  6. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits released "Google Buys ITA - A Travel Story" with their side of the story, in layman's terms explaining why the future of online travel is in danger. A blog post that features a video of a Forrester analyst Henry Harteveldt saying...