EU competition officials probing Google-Yahoo deal

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European Union antitrust watchdogs are looking into a planned deal between Internet giants Google Inc and Yahoo Inc to share some advertising revenue. “In mid-July, we decided to open a preliminary investigation on our own initiative into potential effects of the Google-Yahoo agreement on competition in the European Economic Area (EEA) market,” said Jonathan Todd, a spokesman for European Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. Leggi tutto