News tagged with antitrust investigation

Report: Google ad inquiry focused on pharmacies

(AP) -- Google Inc. recently set aside $500 million to cover a possible settlement of a U.S. government investigation into the Internet search leader's distribution of online ads from illegal pharmacies, according to a report ...

May 13, 2011 not rated yet 0

EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun

(AP) -- The European Union on Thursday cleared Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., saying it would not significantly affect competition in the EU.

Jan 21, 2010 not rated yet 0

EU regulators softening stance on Oracle-Sun

(AP) -- European Union regulators appear to be softening their opposition to Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., a shift that has resurrected some investors' hopes that one of the year's ...

Dec 15, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1

Antitrust watchdog probes Google Italy

(AP) -- Italy's antitrust watchdog is investigating allegations that Google Italy is discriminating against newspapers that don't want their content linked on Google's news site by dropping them from its search engine.

Aug 27, 2009 not rated yet 0