Here's what the FTC announced Thursday:

-- Google's (GOOG) efforts to highlight its own search-related products may hurt some rival online services, but the FTC said this doesn't amount to unfair competition because the changes serve consumers.

-- Google used mobile technology patents to compete unfairly, the FTC alleged, but the company -- without admitting wrongdoing -- has now agreed to let competitors negotiate licenses to use the technology on reasonable terms.

-- Google has also agreed not to "scrape" content from other websites, such as Yelp, if it is asked to stop, and to drop restrictions that made it harder for some businesses to advertise on competing Internet platforms.

--The FTC's action is not binding on regulators in several states and Europe, who are also reviewing anti-trust complaints against Google.



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