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Google Flight Search Shakes Up Travel Market

Online agencies accuse search firm of abusing its power

(Newser) - Online travel agents like Expedia and Orbitz complain that Google's new flight search tool is unfairly squeezing them out of business. Searches like "NY to LA" now produce a Google chart of airfares, with links directly to airlines, that appear above the results for middlemen. The travel sites... More »

US Lets Google Buy Online Fare Tracker, With Strings

Feds approve $700 million purchase of ITA

(Newser) - Government officials are letting Google proceed with its $700 million purchase of airline fare tracker ITA Software, a deal that will establish the search giant as a key player in the online travel market. The purchase gives Google control over the technology that powers the reservation systems of most major... More »

Google May Be Hit With Antitrust Probe

FTC awaiting Justice Department move

(Newser) - Google could soon be the target of a federal antitrust probe. Officials with the Federal Trade Commission will hold off on a decision until after the Justice Department determines whether or not it will attempt to block Google’s planned acquisition of ITA Software Inc., sources tell Bloomberg . That purchase... More »

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