Thursday, May 05, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google, Fiat Chrysler To Work Together On Self-driving Vehicles
AMD Radeon R3 SSDs Released
IBM Makes Quantum Computing Available on IBM Cloud
Apple Loses China Trademark For 'iPhone' On Leather Goods
Sony Releases New Home Audio Products
HDD Sales Fall, Capacities Rise
Sony's Future Camera Could Be in The Form Of A Contact Lens
HP Refreshes The Pavilion PC Line-up
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Pressur...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 02, 2012
Pressure Mounts Against Google


Signs that Google will soon face strong antitrust action on both sides of the Atlantic are increasing with a report Thursday from Bloomberg that the the Federal Trade Commission staff has recommended that the Internet giant be sued for unfairly blocking competitors' access to smartphone-technology patents.

Bloomberg reported that a majority of the agency's commissioners are inclined to sue. Earlier it was reported that the FTC is considering suing Google for favoring its own services in search results.

Chairman Jon Leibowitz has said the FTC will decide by the end of the year.

Google is controlling 70 percent of the U.S. market and as such, any tweaks to its proprietary search algorithm can either ensure a business's success or doom it to failure.

"We take our commitments to license on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms very seriously," Google said.

Earlier in the week the European Consumer Organization (BEUC) wrote Joaguin Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, who has been leading an antitrust probe of Google's behavior. He has said that he would prefer to settle the Commission's concerns without filing a formal case. One possible settlement that has been reported to be on the table is to require Google to label its own services as getting favorable treatment in search results.


Previous
Next
LG Reach Settlement With Osram Over Patent Litigation        All News        Samsung Launches Galaxy Premier For Emerging Markets
LG Reach Settlement With Osram Over Patent Litigation     General Computing News      Megaupload To Launch Again next Year

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google, Fiat Chrysler To Work Together On Self-driving Vehicles
Google's Pichai Sees the End of Computers
AT&T To Take On Google Fiber With Super-Fast Broadband Services
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other
Ad Business Keeps Fuelling Google's Alphabet Profit
Europe Sends Statement of Objections to Google on Android And Applications
Google Is Facing Charges Over Android
Supreme Court Lets Fair Use Ruling Stand in Google Books Litigation
Google Wants To Get Your Home Phone On Google Fiber
French Data Wathdog Fines Google Over 'Right to be Forgotten'
Russian Court Says Google Violated Antimonopoly Legislation
Google's AlphaGo AI Machine Defeated in Fourth Game

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .