Serious claims, made by FTC investigators, came just months before the commissioners decided against launching an antitrust suit against Google in 2013, according to documents obtained by the WSJ.
An ongoing investigation into Google's search practices could lead to the company getting nailed with billions of dollars in fines.
A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.
The search giant has been accused of monopolizing space on Android devices by requiring manufacturers to bundle its own services and locking out the competition.
Russian search engine Yandex is up in arms over the bundling of Google's search app with Android.
The search giant wants a dismissal of a suit that claims the company violates antitrust laws by requiring smartphone vendors to make its own apps the default on Android devices.
After less than four hours of deliberation, the jury in the class action antitrust case finds Apple not guilty of anticompetitive conduct almost a decade ago.
The jury hears closing arguments in a class action case about the decisions made almost a decade ago to limit competitors' access to Apple's iPod.
In a trial questioning Apple's use of software updates, iTunes chief Eddy Cue says they were necessary because hackers wanted to break apart the company's digital-music ecosystem.
Some consumers accused Apple of unfairly boosting iPod prices because it banned music from services other than the iTunes store. They're asking for $350 million, and even Steve Jobs will make an appearance in court, via taped deposition.