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India fines Google $162 million for unfair business practices

The competition watchdog is separately looking into Google’s business conduct in the smart TV market and its in-app payments system

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The competition watchdog in India has fined Alphabet Inc.'s Google 13.38 billion Indian rupees ($161.95 million) for engaging in anti-competitive conduct and ordered the American tech corporation to modify how it approaches the Android platform.

According to a statement released by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) Oct. 20, 2022 Google used its hegemonic status in areas like online search and the Android app store to defend the positions of its programs like Chrome and YouTube in mobile web browsers and online video hosting.

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