Federal Trace Commission Makes Announcement Regarding Their Investigation Into Google


U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz speaks as Bureau... News PhotoChairperson,Google,Headquarters,Horizontal,Listening,Office,Politics,Press Conference,Talking,USA,Waist Up,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 03: U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz (R) speaks as (L-R) Bureau of Economics Director Howard Shelanski, Bureau of Competition Deputy Director Pete Levitas and Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection Charles Harwood listen during a news conference regarding the agency’s 21-month-long investigation on Google January 3, 2013 at the FTC headquarters in Washington, DC. FTC announced that Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, including giving competitors access to standard-essential patents and letting advertisers to get more flexibility to use rival search engines, to resolve the agency's competition concerns in the markets for devices like smart phones, games and tablets and in online searching. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)