Google to prompt Android users to choose preferred browsers to allay EU concerns


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  • Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Android mascot Bugdroid is seen in front of a Google logo in this illustration taken July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

BRUSSELS: Alphabet's Google will prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps, a senior Google executive said on March 19, as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions.

The European Commission last year handed Google a record €4.34bil (RM20.07bil) fine for using the market power of its mobile software to block rivals in areas such as Internet browsing.

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