Google faces a moment of truth in the coming weeks over a lengthy US probe into potential abuse of its Internet search dominance, amid regulatory woes on both sides of the Atlantic.
Google said Monday its search and advertising operations generated $80 billion for 1.8 million US businesses in 2011.
US Internet giant Google said on Monday it has lodged a complaint with European Union competition authorities against Finland's Nokia and its US software peer Microsoft.
European Union anti-trust chiefs asked Google Monday to quickly offer "remedies" to satisfy Brussels' concerns the Internet search king has abused its dominant market position -- or else face heavy penalties.
Google's U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $3.76 million in the fourth quarter as the Internet search leader fought proposed changes to online piracy laws and sought to influence a wide range of other issues that could ...
Brussels has given Google an extension until mid-August to answer an anti-trust case alleging that the tech giant abuses its search engine's market dominance, a company spokesman said Monday.
A top EU court rejected Thursday an appeal by US computer chip giant Intel against the bloc's biggest ever single company fine of 1.06 billion euros for abusing its dominant market position.
After a long investigation, Google has finally reached a settlement with the European Commission about how it presents search results.
Google's latest offer to settle a European investigation into the alleged abuse of its dominant positions in online search and advertising leaked out Wednesday, with one competitor calling it "a new form of abuse."
Europe's top competition official says his agency is close to a decision in its three-year investigation into whether Google Inc. has abused its dominant position in Internet searches to unfairly thwart competition.