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Oracle says investigators have asked it for information about Google

26 September 2019, 7:10 AM

Oracle Corp, which has clashed with Alphabet’s Google in business disputes, has received requests for information from congressional and state investigators looking into allegations that Google violated antitrust law.

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US states launch antitrust probe of Google, advertising in focus

10 September 2019, 6:22 AM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is leading the probe, said it will focus on Google’s “overarching control of online advertising markets and search traffic that may have led to anticompetitive behaviour.”

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US Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe

2 June 2019, 12:07 PM

The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses

14 May 2019, 6:23 AM

The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the US government over its privacy policies and practices.

US senators asks Google to explain delay in disclosing vulnerability

12 October 2018, 10:28 AM

Google must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its services.

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