• Google CEO Claims Android Not A Monopoly, Hits Back At EU Fine

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai hit back at the European Union's decision to hit the company with a historic $5 billion fine over its Android app promotion practices, having argued the world's most popular operating system doesn't have a monopoly in the mobile industry and hence cannot be abused in an anti-competitive manner. In a lengthy article published on the firm's official website earlier today, Mr. Pichai reiterated some of his previous arguments against allegations that Google is promoting its Android apps in an unfair manner by requiring original equipment...
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  • Google hit with $5 billion EU anti-trust fine over Android, company set to appeal

    Google hit with $5 billion EU anti-trust fine over Android, company set to appeal

    3 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Google has been ordered to pay a record-breaking fine by the EU regulators over anti-trust violations relating to the pre-installation of the Chrome browser and associated Google Play Services on devices running Android. The fine may not even be the biggest punishment doled out by the EU today however...
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  • WORLDSTAAAR: Watch if Google gets whacked with an $11B fine by the EU

    WORLDSTAAAR: Watch if Google gets whacked with an $11B fine by the EU

    3 monthes ago - By Next Web

    Google will most likely be hit with a record fine from the EU today. This is set to be focused around its Android operating system violating European antitrust laws. Part of a wider anti-trust lawsuit, the EU claims Google has “abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators.” The decision from Brussels is expected around midday today and the EU regulatory body is able to fine Google up to 10 percent of its annual revenue. According to Statista, Alphabet - Google's parent company - earned around $111 billion in 2017, so...
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  • Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

    Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

    3 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system. Antitrust regulators ruled that Google had inappropriately used Android to force handset makers to include the search giant's own apps, giving it an unfair advantage over competitors that w...
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  • EU To Issue Historic $5B Fine To Google Over Android Apps: Report

    EU To Issue Historic $5B Fine To Google Over Android Apps: Report

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    The European Union will hit Google with a historic $5 billion fine over antitrust violations related to its Android operating system, Bloomberg reports, citing a source close to the political bloc. The €4.3 billion fine is expected to be officially issued at 1 PM CET, whereas Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai is reportedly already informed of the matter, having been briefed by the European Commission on Tuesday. The sanction will be almost twice the size of the antitrust fine the EU imposed on Google last year due to monopolistic behavior associated with its shopping comparison...
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