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FTC Announces Settlement With Google (Updated)

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The Federal Trade Commission announced this morning that it has settled its investigation of Google for anti-competitive practices, closing its probe into search bias while forcing the company to change its practices related to licensing patented mobile technologies, displaying competitors’ content in its search results and penalizing clients for advertising on search platforms other than its own.

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Google+ Business Profiles May Be Competition for LinkedIn

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When we think of a professional social networking, LinkedIn comes to mind because it is dedicated to business people worldwide. LinkedIn has over 100 million members. CEO Jeff Weiner proclaimed, “We’re now growing at roughly one million new LinkedIn members every week, the equivalent of a professional joining the site at faster than one member per second.” However, LinkedIn’s success may experience some tough competition with Google+, who’ve recently announced its Profiles for Business app.
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