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Google has been told it is running out of time to improve its offer to settle a European Union investigation into anti-competitive behavior or face formal charges that could lead to a hefty fine. EU antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia rejected the internet search giant's latest concessions on Friday and warned that it has only a short time left to make a satisfactory offer. Google has been investigated by the European Commission antitrust regulator for three years over complaints that it blocked competitors in search results. The company's original proposal in April to resolve the matter was rejected by its competitors, including Microsoft and British price-comparison website Foundem, who said that the changes would only reinforce its dominance.
Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli batted India into a position of dominance on the third day of the first Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday. Pujara hit his sixth century in only his 16th Test as India piled up 284 for two in their second innings, an overall lead of 320, against a depleted South African bowling attack. The foundation was laid by Pujara and Murali Vijay (39) during a watchful second wicket stand of 70. Pujara (135 not out) and first innings century-maker Kohli (77 not out) shared an unbeaten third wicket partnership of 191 on a pitch which for the most part has been difficult for batsmen.