Google Struggling to Settle Anti-Competition Case Filed with EU Regulators

The EU Anticompetitive regulators move to quiz mobile operators and device manufacturers to validate Microsoft and Nokia claim about Google attempt to supress rival Internet search technology. Three years old complaint by Microsoft and Nokia accused Google for offering lucrative deal to Industry ecosystem players to use Android and in-turned blocked competitor mobile telephony and used it dominant position in Mobile OS to divert traffic to Google search. EU regulators released list of queries for involved parties to review the viability of complaint in order to take next step. Google already offered options of labelling search results with its own product and also enabling links to competing sites. It would be interesting to see, how investigation shapes up as it will be long term impact on mobile operating system ecosystem and Internet Industry dynamics.

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