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EU Preps Antitrust Charges Against Google

  • Reuters, Monday, April 18, 2016 4:09 PM

European regulators are preparing to accuse Google of unfairly promoting its own apps in licensing deals with manufacturers of Android phones, Reuters reports. "Our concern is that by requiring phone makers and operators to pre-load a set of Google apps, rather than letting them decide for themselves which apps to load, Google might have cut off one of the main ways that new apps can reach customers," EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said Monday.

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