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EU wants Google to stop anti-competitive practices

Tech giant will have to halt payments to smartphone makers to pre-install its app exclusively on their devices
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 05:50
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Google could face a large fine because the anti-competitive practices, which started from January 2011, are still ongoing, the European Commission document said.

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EUROPEAN Union antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed.

The document, running to