Google favours ‘in-house’ search results

Google faces having to offer users in Europe more choice of other specialised search engines after Brussels investigators found its results were favouring its in-house services to the detriment of consumers.One of the European Commission’s primary concerns, according to officials involved, is the visibility in search results of rival so-called “vertical search” services – in areas such as maps, finance or weather – that may provide more relevant results to a query.
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c308b656-a124-11e2-bae1-00144feabdc0.html

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