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Google antitrust probe in U.S. may be wrapping up

Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

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The European Union's competition chief has said negotiations with Google to settle an antitrust probe have "advanced," but talks are not yet concluded. Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he could could not anticipate the outcome of ongoing talks and added that they could not go on forever. However he...
Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

Google's Larry Page makes first public appearance after illness

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The Web giant's CEO spoke at a conference, and while he didn't offer more details on his health, he did talk about the EU antitrust probe and Google Maps being pulled from Apple's iOS 6. [Read more]...
Google's Larry Page makes first public appearance after illness

Microsoft lashes out at FTC's 'weak and unusual' antitrust investigation of Google

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Microsoft has lashed out at the FTC’s antitrust probe of Google’s business calling the investigation “a missed opportunity” that will see ”serious competition law concerns remain” in the search and mobile industries thanks to the FTC’s “weak” resolution. In a lengthy blog post (spotted by The Verge), Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Dave Heiner points to a...
Microsoft lashes out at FTC's 'weak and unusual' antitrust investigation of Google

Google hands in settlement proposal in EU antitrust probe

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As reported by Bloomberg, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia today confirmed that Google was able to make yesterday’s Jan. 31st deadline for submitting a settlement proposal in the ongoing antirust investigation. There is no word yet what exactly the proposed settlement might have included, but a spokesperson for Almunia said...
Google hands in settlement proposal in EU antitrust probe

FTC To Make Announcement About Google Antitrust Probe At 10 AM PT

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission just announced that its chairman Jon Leibowitz will make an announcement about the agency’s investigation of Google at 1pm ET/10am PT. Leibowitz will be joined at the press conference by Bureau of Competition Director Richard Feinstein and Deputy Director Pete Levitas, as well as Bureau...
FTC To Make Announcement About Google Antitrust Probe At 10 AM PT

Google settles with European Commission over antitrust probe

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Google has struck a deal with the European Commission, in order to end a two-year antitrust investigation into its search practices, according to a report. The legally binding agreement will see Google clearly labeling any search results that come up for its own products and services, and in some instances,...
Google settles with European Commission over antitrust probe

Google reportedly gives EU antitrust probe settlement offer

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The European Union's ongoing inquiry into Google's alleged anticompetitive behavior may be wrapping up as the Web giant is said to be making a deal with the Union's antitrust commission. [Read more]...
Google reportedly gives EU antitrust probe settlement offer

Microsoft 'to comply' with EU in browser choice antitrust probe

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The software giant has given the EU assurances that it will comply immediately with regulators' demands, despite failing to honor an earlier agreement. [Read more]...
Microsoft 'to comply' with EU in browser choice antitrust probe

Samsung “confident” it will not be impacted by EU antitrust probe

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Samsung has said it is “confident” it will not be affected by an antitrust probe by the European Commission, issuing a statement that it has acted in compliance with European Union rules. Replying to a request for comment from Bloomberg, Samsung said that it believes the “enforcement of its 3G...
Samsung “confident” it will not be impacted by EU antitrust probe

EU opens Microsoft antitrust probe over browser choice

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Microsoft is facing further scrutiny from European antitrust authorities after they launched an investigation into claims the software giant may not have complied fully with an earlier 2009 ruling. [Read more]...
EU opens Microsoft antitrust probe over browser choice

CrunchWeek: Google Makes A Deal With The FTC, The Hot/Cold Apple And Waze Deal, 2013′s M&A Surge

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2013 certainly started off with a bang in terms of tech business news, so we had a lot to talk about for CrunchWeek, that very special 10 minutes or so wherein a few of us writers gather ’round the TechCrunch TV studio and dish on the most compelling stories...
CrunchWeek: Google Makes A Deal With The FTC, The Hot/Cold Apple And Waze Deal, 2013′s M&A Surge
Google co-founders to be questioned in FTC antitrust probe, says Bloomberg

Microsoft faces hefty EU fine

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European commission expected to fine Microsoft hundreds of millions of euros after software company broke antitrust promiseEuropean Union antitrust regulators are set to hit Microsoft with a hefty fine on Wednesday for breaking a promise to offer consumers using its Windows system a choice of rival Internet browsers, people familiar...
Microsoft faces hefty EU fine

Report: Google Could Soon Face New FTC Antitrust Probe Into Its Display Ads Business

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Bloomberg today reports that Google could face a new U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) antitrust probe into its display advertising business. As Bloomberg’s Brian Womack and Sara Forden note, the FCC is looking into whether Google used its strong position in this market to “illegally curb competition.” The investigators, the...
Report: Google Could Soon Face New FTC Antitrust Probe Into Its Display Ads Business

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt ordered to give deposition in anti-poaching lawsuit

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From 9to5Mac: As reported by Bloomberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been ordered by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose to give a deposition related to an ongoing private lawsuit that claims Apple, Google, and others entered “no-poach” agreements. Cook isn’t the only executive named in yesterday’s order....
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt ordered to give deposition in anti-poaching lawsuit

Europe's quiet Apple antitrust probe takes on 4G dimension, report suggests

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Back in March, some carriers complained to the EU competition authorities over Apple’s channel tactics, such as its alleged use of excessively high sales quotas to make sure carriers’ marketing budgets go disproportionately in the direction of iPhones and iPads. Two months on, and it seems the authorities are quietly...
Europe's quiet Apple antitrust probe takes on 4G dimension, report suggests
Google makes settlement offer in EU antitrust probe

U.S. Federal Trade Commission subpoena Apple in Google antitrust probe over iPhone search

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According to a report from Bloomberg (via AllThingsD), the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has subpoenaed Apple as part of its antitrust investigation of Google. There aren’t many details as of yet, but the report claims the FTC is interested in Apple’s agreement with the company to use Google as...
U.S. Federal Trade Commission subpoena Apple in Google antitrust probe over iPhone search
Results of FTC's Google antitrust probe reportedly delayed until 2013

European regulators scrutinize iPhone contracts with carriers

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Informal antitrust probe comes after carriers complain that Apple's strict terms squelch competition. [Read more]...
European regulators scrutinize iPhone contracts with carriers

FTC sets 1 p.m. briefing on Google antitrust probe

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference Thursday afternoon to discussion its investigation of Google for antitrust violations....
FTC sets 1 p.m. briefing on Google antitrust probe

Google, E.U. near deal in antitrust probe

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Google is nearing a deal with the European Union that could resolve the antitrust investigation there, potentially lifting a significant legal cloud over the American search giant in one of its most important markets, officials said Tuesday. Read full article >>...
Google, E.U. near deal in antitrust probe
Apple subpoenaed by FTC in Google antitrust probe
Google Faces Another Antitrust Probe As Canadian Agency Prepares Formal Investigation

Ebooks: defending the agency model

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Did book publishers gang up against Amazon to shore up their position in the tumultuous publishing business?(Last of a series – for a while.)The launch of an antitrust probe against book publishers, which the US Department of Justice has threatened, couldn't have come at a weirder time. In the two...
Ebooks: defending the agency model

Google pushed to change mobile services in EU antitrust probe

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As it looked like a settlement in the antitrust investigation between the search giant and the EU was likely, Commissioner Almunia asks Google to also change its mobile services. [Read more]...
Google pushed to change mobile services in EU antitrust probe

Motorola, Google face probes in Europe, Australia

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Foreign regulators are taking a close look at Google and Motorola Mobility as federal regulators in the United States continue to work on their own antitrust probe into the tech giant. Officials in the European Union are looking at Motorola patents and Google’s search business, while a court in Australia...
Motorola, Google face probes in Europe, Australia

After FTC Decision, Google Rivals Look to Europe

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After U.S. antitrust authorities dropped their antitrust probe of Google with a few concessions, the company's detractors must now focus elsewhere--starting in Europe....
After FTC Decision, Google Rivals Look to Europe

EU, Google antitrust settlement could see prominent placement for competing products

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European Union regulators have accepted a proposed solution from Google to end an antitrust probe questioning whether the search giant uses its dominant market position unfairly, but Google's competitors are reportedly unsatisfied with the deal.    ...
EU, Google antitrust settlement could see prominent placement for competing products
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