Google India makes changes to Android and Google Play in line with CCI ruling

Google India has recently been subjected to legal scrutiny by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The company has been accused of abusing its market dominance in areas such as online search and Android app stores. Continue reading “Google India makes changes to Android and Google Play in line with CCI ruling”

Google: CCI order will harm users, increase smartphone cost

In October, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined Alphabet Inc.-owned Google Rs. 1337.76 crore ($161.95 million) for abusing its monopoly over Android and asked Google to remove restrictions on smartphone manufacturers pre-installing apps. Continue reading “Google: CCI order will harm users, increase smartphone cost”

Google fined Rs. 936.44 crore by CCI, ordered to allow third-party payments

According to India’s antitrust commission, which on Tuesday slapped Google with $113 million for anticompetitive conduct, Google shouldn’t prevent app developers from adopting third-party billing or payment processing providers. Continue reading “Google fined Rs. 936.44 crore by CCI, ordered to allow third-party payments”

Google fined Rs.1337.76 crore by CCI for Android anti-competitive activities

Alphabet Inc.’s Google was been fined Rs. 1337.76 crore ($161.95 million) and told to change its strategy for the Android platform by India’s competition watchdog on Thursday for doing things that hurt competition. Additionally, Google was told by the Commission to change its behaviour within a specific time frame. Continue reading “Google fined Rs.1337.76 crore by CCI for Android anti-competitive activities”