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EU starts probe into Android Google Map apps - report

Wednesday 11 November 2015 | 11:27 CET | News
The EU wants to know whether Google Maps for phones has supplanted portable or in-car navigation devices, such as those produced by TomTom and +the HERE unit of Nokia Oyj, Bloomberg reported, citing a document sent to companies. Officials are also seeking data such as user numbers, about downloaded or pre-installed mapping apps on devices, as well as costs mapmakers face to produce a mobile-ready app. Google is also the target of a five-year antitrust investigation into its search services. The EU earlier accused the company of positioning and displaying its own comparison-shopping service

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: European Commission / European Commission / Google / Google
Countries: Europe
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