EU charges Google with antitrust claims


ASSOCIATED PRESS: The European Union alleges Google is abusing its dominance as it launches a probe into the Android mobile operating system.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS: The European Union alleges Google is abusing its dominance as it launches a probe into the Android mobile operating system.

Wednesday’s move could lead to billions in fines for Google if the case shows that the way it does business in the 28-country bloc is illegal, as well as years of legal wrangling.

The EU can impose fines of 10 percent of annual revenue, or some $6 billion, and force the company to overhaul its system for recommending websites in Europe.

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