Google is in hot water over its Indian Android monopoly

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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Google guilty of anti-competitive behavior regarding Android's dominant position in the country's mobile operating system market. The ...
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watchdog began the investigation in April 2019, and found the Big G guilty of using its position to gain an unfair advantage in areas like search, music (YouTube), browser (Chrome), and app library (Play Store).

According to a report by the Times of India, CCI questioned phone makers, including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo. It also asked questioned to ecommerce giant Amazon, payment providers Paytm and PhonePe, and Firefox browser's owner Mozilla.

The investigation notes that…
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