News Summary: Microsoft renews attacks on Google

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STILL SQUABBLING: Microsoft renewed its long-running attacks on Google in a blog post Wednesday that urged government regulators in the U.S. and Europe to crack down on its rival's business practices.

TIME RUNNING OUT: The missive could be one of Microsoft Corp.'s last chances to sway antitrust probes into whether Google Inc. has been abusing its dominance in Internet search and leadership in smartphones to stifle competition. The Federal Trade Commission and European Commission are expected to wrap things early this year.

LATEST GRIPE: Microsoft says Google won't allow its YouTube video site to license key data needed to build an app on Windows Phones. Google says YouTube works fine on Windows Phones browsers.

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