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Ugly documents surface in antitrust case that Google settled with FTC

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.

By March 20, 2015


Google's Schmidt meets with EU antitrust chief amid probe

An ongoing investigation into Google's search practices could lead to the company getting nailed with billions of dollars in fines.

By March 3, 2015


Google shakes up European operations amid regulatory scrutiny

A Google exec says the realignment will help Google respond more quickly to what's happening in individual countries.

By February 26, 2015


European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014


Google edges closer to antitrust deal with Europe

The search giant's latest concessions to settle the dispute are seen as a positive step by the European Commission.

By October 1, 2013


Google's Android faces EU probe over licensing practices

European competition authorities have reportedly sent out a questionnaire to Google's competitors in the mobile market, asking their opinions on its behaviors.

By June 14, 2013


EC details Google's proposed search concessions

Google offers to label its own services in search results and give some prominence to rivals. European competitiveness regulators now want feedback, and critics are lodging objections.

By April 25, 2013


Google reportedly offers search results changes in EU probe

Package of concessions includes clear labeling of its own products in search results, as well as prominent placement of rivals' services, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

By April 14, 2013


Microsoft, Nokia blast 'deceptive' Google in Android protest

Microsoft and Nokia are complaining to EU watchdogs that Google is using Android to carve a monopoly on smart phones and tablets.

By April 9, 2013


Google proposes fix for Europe's search competition concern

A years-long competition inquiry into Google's search dominance is entering a new chapter as the European Commission and Google competitors evaluate a proposed remedy.

By April 11, 2013