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EU charges Google with abusing Android market dominance

The European Commission is accusing the company of striking restrictive contracts

20th April, 2016
The EU is accusing Google of abusing its market position Pic: Getty

Google was accused of wielding its power over most of the world’s smartphones to crush competition for applications as European Union antitrust regulators took another swipe at the US internet giant.

The European Commission sent Google a formal antitrust complaint, accusing the company of striking restrictive contracts that prevent makers of tablets and phones from adding competing apps and web browsers. The company also pays...

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