Google under antitrust investigation

google antitrust investigationFor Google may soon open a major problem for the impact their activities. As in past years had been faced with the Microsoft antitrust grip (especially in Europe), now also Google may in fact open the same perspective. The front could be opened in the United States, but the risk is that even after the European Commission can take the same initiative.
Investigations are under way for months now, but later this year could reach a first conclusion: by Reuters has learned, in fact, most of the commissioners of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have agreed to proceed against the Mountain View giant, ravvedendo therefore erratic behavior by the search engine. The charge is known as the accusers: I would take advantage of their monopoly of the search engines to extend to other properties the success gained in the search.
The charge is specific: acting on its own parameters, the algorithms Google would have been forged over time in order to penalize sites in competition, thus favoring pages that link to its own services in Mountain View. Given the power in the research and the fundamental role played by the engine in the users, any change of the algorithms have heavily influenced the flow of traffic leads to a heavy penalty of competing sites.
The FTC should therefore reached their first informal conclusion: Google is found guilty. Not all commissioners will be convinced, but the majority have already agreed to indicate the guilt of the motor recommending it to take action against the company. The parties could therefore now open negotiations: Google has always denied any wrongdoing and solutions designed to achieve a balance of the weight of the links in the SERPs would not have so far made inroads.
The FTC will act in an official capacity, in all probability, during the months of November or December. At that point you will get a next part, but completely different: once the commission has taken its position Google will have to find a solution not only to avoid harsh sanctions, but also to keep intact its business model and its power in market in which it dominates. The European chapter, meanwhile, remains a step back but could in the future add more problems to the group.


News Magazine: 

Similar Content

Drupal: Insert custom image to publish articles on Facebook

drupal and open graphIn this article we have two separate procedures to integrate open graph meta on our Drupal site to insert a custom image when we publish an article on facebook.

1: One manual, acting directly on the file page.tpl of our theme;
2: automatic, by installing the Open Graph Meta Tags module for Drupal.

New Google algorithm that see objects in the videos and pictures

google youtubeGoogle gets eyes.
It's called Automatic Large Scale Video Object Recognition (Automatic large-scale video objects) the new algorithm already patented by Google that would have the incredible ability to read directly in the videos and pictures.
News Magazine: 

Google+ reaches 400 million registered users, 100 million active

When born Google Buzz and Google Wave, I tried intrigued them for a bit 'but after some time I gave these experiments of Google because, in my opinion, would not have been successful. I am not certainly a visionary but, years later, time has proved me right as well as giving me reason Google+ that continues to grow continuously.

News Magazine: 

Galaxy S III: the problem of sudden death is software, Samsung will solve

samsung galaxy deathAfter many reports and comments skeptics by many users, we finally have a definite answer to a problem with the Galaxy S III has done much debate in recent days. In fact, the super smartphone Samsung, apparently would suffer a problem that would send out of use the motherboard, causing the sudden death of the device. This, of course, would make impossible to use the smartphone which would not be able to boot not even in office.

News Magazine: 

How to defend against Google Penguin: causes, effects and solutions

google penguinAfter more than a year after the launch of Google Panda and after it is completed in the next update, April 24, Google announced a new change to its algorithm immediately renamed Google Penguin. And Google Penguin is another potential meted out to all the sites that make use of over-optimization of pages and looking to build their network in an unnatural links.