EU Expects Google Antitrust Resolution This Year

EU regulators hope to resolve a two-year investigation into U.S. internet company Google in the latter half of the year, the EU's antitrust chief said, although a rival expressed skepticism about the effectiveness of any solution. The European Commission -- the EU's executive arm -- has been examining proposals put forward by Google to resolve complaints from more than a dozen companies, including Microsoft, that Google was using its market dominance to block competitors.