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FTC Expected To Announce Agreement With Google
2013-01-03 10:34:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The FTC is expected this week to finally bring an end to a long-standing investigation of Google´s business decisions in both their mobile and search engine activities. According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is pushing to make this decision before one of the five commissioners assigned to this case leaves office. Insiders have said that Google is expected to sign a voluntary...

FTC Google Investigation Ending
2012-12-17 21:38:11

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to anonymous sources, Google appears to have succeeded in negotiating an end to the FTC investigation that looked into the search engine giant´s search practices. The Washington Post reported on Monday the Federal Trade Commission has reached a deal that could end a nearly two-year-old investigation. News reports suggest the FTC would take no action against Google for its alleged abuse of power over the search...

FTC, Google Reportedly Close To Patent Settlement
2012-12-12 08:12:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Google are close to reaching a deal that would resolve an ongoing antitrust probe over Google´s use of patents it acquired through the purchase of Motorola Mobility, according to multiple media reports. The FTC began investigating Google´s use of these patents, which belong to a special class known as standard essential patents (SEPs), in June. The federal regulatory body has...

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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.