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Google says Android 'good for competition and consumers'

Thursday 21 April 2016 | 10:32 CET | News
Google has defended its business model for the Android mobile operating system in the face of accusations from the European Commission that the company is abusing its dominant market position. In a blog posting, Google's General Counsel Kent Walker said that the company takes the EC's concerns seriously, "but we also believe that our business model keeps manufacturers' costs low and their flexibility high, while giving consumers unprecedented control of their mobile devices". He stressed that the agreements with manufacturers and operators to use Android are "entirely voluntarily", and many

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Companies: Amazon / European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe / World
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