Google says the European Commission's antitrust charges are "wrong as a matter of fact, law, and economics."
A collection of 19 complainants led to the antitrust case against Google, and Reuters has what purports to be a list of them.
Google reported a 4 percent increase in profits for Q1, driven by a steady growth in ad revenues. The company was hurt by the recent strength of the U.S. dollar, however.
The European Commission (EC) takes a tough line as it finally files a Statement of Objections against the search giant.
The European Union is very close to bringing antitrust charges against Google, which controls 90 percent of European search traffic, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
The ruling says consumers are free to use whatever apps they choose.
Although it was widely thought that Google's three-year long antitrust review in relation to the firm blocking its rivals in search results was coming to an end, it seems not. EU regulators say Google must offer more and improved concessions.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is on the brink of launching a fresh antitrust probe into Google, over alleged misconduct over how it handles its display advertising business. The probe was spurred on by competing display advertising firms.
We reached out to search engines and marketers for their thoughts on Google Search Plus Your World, particularly on whether Google may be paving their own way to an FTC antitrust investigation. Also, are the Google/Microsoft comparisons fair?
ShopCity – a site with SEO issues – has joined the list of companies who claim Google is unfairly demoting their content in favor of its own. In response to these alleged anti-competitive practices, ShopCity has filed a complaint with the FTC.