• Google's CEO says the EU's record $5 billion antitrust ruling could 'upset the balance' of Android and be a huge win for Apple

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Google is appealing the EU's record $5 billion fine over abusing the dominance of Android.
    CEO Sundar Pichai suggested that the ruling could destroy the Android ecosystem.
    He added that weakening Android will play into the hands of Apple.
    Sundar Pichai has suggested that the EU's record $5 billion fine against Google will be bad for Android users.
    In a blog post , published soon after the EU punished Google for abusing the dominance of Android, Pichai laid out the reasons why the company will be appealing the decision.
    He said the decision made by Margrethe Vestager, the European...
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  • EU Fines Google Record $5 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

    1 month ago - By The Hacker News

    Google has been hit by a record-breaking $5 billion antitrust fine by the European Union regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system and thwarting competitors.
    That's the largest ever antitrust penalty.
    Though Android is an open-source and free operating system, device manufacturers still have to obtain a license, with certain conditions, from Google to
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  • Google faces record fine for gaming Android's dominance in Europe

    1 month ago - By Pocketnow

    Google has been fined more than €4 billion for coercing wireless carriers and device makers into tying down with its search and web services.
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  • EU fines Google $5 billion for antitrust violations related to Android

    1 month ago - By Liliputing

    European Union regulators say Google has abused its dominant position in the smartphone operating system space to pressure phone makers into including Google Search and the Chrome web browser on their devices, stifling competition. In response, the EU has fined Google 4.34 billion Euros and ordered the company to end the...
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  • Google Fined $5.1 Billion by E.U. in Android Antitrust Ruling

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region's latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.
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  • Google Just Fined $5 Billion for Abusing Android Dominance

    Google Just Fined $5 Billion for Abusing Android Dominance

    1 month ago - By Tom's Guide

    The European Union has slapped Google with a record-setting fine, and it could be forced to change Android phones forever.
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  • Google confirms it will appeal $5 billion EU antitrust fine

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Google has confirmed the expected, that it will indeed appeal the record $5 billion fine that it was handed today by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system.
    The European Commission announced that it is fining the U.S. firm for “three types of restrictions that has imposed on Android device manufacturers and network operators to ensure that traffic on Android devices goes to the Google search engine.”
    The press conference announcing the investigation, which has been eight years in the making, remains ongoing as of writing, but Google has...
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  • It's Official: Europe Hits Google with Record £3.8 Billion Fine over Android Abuse

    1 month ago - By CBR

    Google blasted for illegal abuse of market dominance; company hits back, says it will appeal
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  • Google slapped with record €4.3bn fine for Android dominance abuse

    Google slapped with record €4.3bn fine for Android dominance abuse

    1 month ago - By The Inquirer

    EC gives firm 90 days to end practices in breach of competition law
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  • Google fined a record $5 billion by the EU for abusing the dominance of Android

    Google fined a record $5 billion by the EU for abusing the dominance of Android

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Google has been fined a record $5 billion by the European competition watchdog for abusing the dominance of its mobile operating system Android.
    Google is accused of forcing smartphone makers like Samsung and Huawei to preinstall its own services, such as Google Search and Google Maps, on Android.
    The timing couldn't be worse for Google given the growing global appetite to break up big tech - and the company may be forced to unbundle Android from its search business.
    Google has been fined a record €4.3 billion by Europe's competition watchdog for abusing its dominant Android mobile...
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