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Google's Secret Deal To Capitalize On Mobile

A consumer class-action complaint against Google, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that the company strong-arms smartphone makers. The alleged arm-twisting makes its search engine the default on Android devices through secret agreements with manufacturers that also require applications such as YouTube and Google PlayStore to occupy prime real estate on the device screens. Jeremy Kirk explains.

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