Google To Be Pushed To Improve The Visibility Of Specialised Search Rivals To Comply With EU Antitrust Probe, Says FT

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http://techcrunch.com – With the outcome of a two-year long European Commission investigation into its search practices looming, Google is likely to have to change how it presents search results in Europe to improve the visibility of rival specialised search engines, according to the FT. The newspaper says the visibility of “vertical search” results in areas such as mapping, weather and finance is one of the key concerns of EC investigators — which it takes to mean that Google is likely to be leaned on to improve the prominence of rival specialist search services so that consumers are presented w (IT news)