Google May Face FTC Antitrust Probe

Search engine giant Google barely had time to breathe a sigh of relief over the results of one government investigation of it before possibly facing another. This time, it looks like the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has it in its cross-hairs. Could Google end up following Microsoft on the antitrust hot seat?
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Yang to Step Down as Yahoo CEO

It must have been a heartbreaking decision, but Jerry Yang, co-founder of venerable but battered search engine Yahoo, agreed to step down as the company’s CEO as soon as the board of directors finds someone else to fill that role. In this article I plan to take a look at the factors that got Yahoo into its current mess, and how it may go forward.
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