Samsung-Apple verdict could help Google with federal antitrust investigaton

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http://www.talkandroid.com – There really isn’t much of a silver lining when looking at last week’s verdict that cost Samsung $12 billion in market value, but it could actually help Google. Google is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for antitrust violations when it comes to locking down search on Android smartphones and other applications. They are even negotiating with European regulators on ways to make the market more competitive when it comes to search. Paul Gallant, an analyst as Guggenheim Partners research in D.C., thinks that since the jury thinks its okay for Apple to have exclusiv (IT news)