Google’s antitrust battles: Here’s what you need to know

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Getty Images The US Department of Justice filed on Tuesday a long-anticipated lawsuit against Google, alleging the sprawling tech giant illegally holds monopolies in search and search advertising.  The suit, joined by 11 state attorneys general, alleges Google broke antitrust law by cutting deals with device makers to be the default […]

Google to be sued by Department of Justice in landmark antitrust case

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  Getty The US Department of Justice on Tuesday is expected to file a landmark lawsuit against Google that accuses the tech giant of illegally holding monopolies in search and search advertising, the culmination of a...

Facebook may face FTC antitrust suit as soon as this year

The FTC is reportedly considering an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook. Angela Lang/CNET The Federal Trade Commission is preparing a possible antitrust lawsuit against Facebook that could be filed as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported...

Google’s antitrust battles: What you need to know

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Getty Google is on a collision course with the government over its size and dominance.  Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is a sprawling operation whose businesses include web searches, maps, the YouTube video platform and the Android...

Google taps new general counsel as company faces antitrust scrutiny

Halimah DeLaine Prado Google Google on Tuesday said it appointed Halimah DeLaine Prado, a longtime member of the search giant’s legal team, to be its new general counsel, a move that comes as the company faces a litany of legal pressures.  Google, along with...