Microsoft Joins Expedia, Kayak to Block Google Acquisition

Microsoft has joined a coalition to fight Google’s $700 million acquisition of ITA Software, a Massachusetts-based travel software company, TechFlash reports. FairSearch.org made the announcement today, along with listing other new members. Microsoft’s Bing uses ITA for its flight search tool. The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly conducting an investigation.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus