July 8, 2011 / 3:10 PM / 6 years ago

Google chairman to testify at Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Inc Chairman Eric Schmidt will testify at a September hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee, Senator Mike Lee said on Friday.

<p>Google CEO Eric Schmidt speaks during the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, California November 15, 2010. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith</p>

“I look forward to discussing a number of important issues relating to Google and Internet search competition,” Lee said.

Google is in the midst of an antitrust probe by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over complaints that its search results favor the company’s other services, among other issues.

Reporting by Jasmin Melvin; editing by Carol Bishopric

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