issues over the last two years. last year, the federal trade commission ended a review of overlap in the classical and apple boards after voluntary resignations, and this year, the ftc approved the purchase of admob. they also settled with an investigation into hiring practices. they have a good track record. how do they do it? >> if you are", you say it is because you are right -- if you are
google, you say it is because you are right. if you are cynical, you say
google has the resources to push the envelope in ways other companies have not had the resources to do, or have not been willing to do in good conscience. >> he also says
google has a top-notch legal team and an aggressive legal strategy. this eu investigation could be a big test because market share in europe is much bigger than is in the u.s., and regulators in europe are muchcan settle this dispute as quietly as it has settled others. >> what exactly is the you investigating and how serious is this? >> they are looking into whether
google manipulated search results. it is based on a mysterious algorithm, so it can be difficult to investigate. >> it is a black box. it is google's trade secrets. the u.s. -- that you wants to look into that black box, and say maybe nothing nefarious is going on, but there is enough going on that it warrants an investigation. we want to know what is going on in the presentation of search results. >>
google has said it has not abused its dominant market position and it always works hard to do right by its users, adopting the conciliatory tone. >> thank you for the latest on
google today. that is it for "bloomberg's fast forward." mark crumpton is next. have a great day. i will see you tomorrow.