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  1. Will Yahoo Torch its Search Deal With Microsoft, Outsource Search to Google?

    This attracted the attention of the Department of Justice, and Google pulled out of the deal later that year over broader antitrust concerns and fear of being labeled a “monopolist”. Less than a year later, Microsoft and Yahoo struck a 10-year...

  2. 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. Along with approving the deal between Google and Motorola, the DOJ signed off on...

  3. 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.

  4. 'The Power of Google' Senate Hearing is Must Watch TV Today

    CEO Rich Skrenta noted that the products Apple has brought to market have done far more damage to Microsoft than the Department of Justice lawsuit they faced in the 1990s. Let’s let entrepreneurs, technology and good old-fashioned innovation deal...

  5. U.S. Attorney: Larry Page Knew About, Allowed Pharmacy Ads

    The Department of Justice began investigating Google for allowing illegal advertisements from Canadian pharmacies following a sting operation in 2009. However, as part of the $500 million forfeiture to the Department of Justice, these documents won...

  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...

  7. DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuses Herself From Google ITA discussions

    Justice Department's top antitrust official, recused herself from the proceedings. Companies working in the travel industry are claiming Google's purchase of ITA could cause problems for them - allowing Google to deal directly with the airlines...

  8. 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. After the Microsoft negotiations died, so did the Google deal.