It’s no tip that Android is heavily integrated with Google search. Google Now (soon to be Google Assistant) is a primary voice assistant, and Google hunt is enclosed on each device with a Google Play Store. According to Reuters, Google also pays device manufacturers to keep Google as a usually hunt focus on Android devices, and a European Union isn’t thrilled.
EU antitrust regulators are grouping Google’s primogenitor company, Alphabet, to stop providing incentives to keep Google hunt commissioned exclusively on Android devices. A 150+ page EU request outlines a issue, saying that Google “cannot retaliate or threaten” manufacturers for not complying with a conditions. Sound familiar?
The review by a EU started from a censure by FairSearch, a organisation of organizations that ordinarily run opposite Google’s near-monopoly on hunt engines. Members of FairSearch embody TripAdvisor, Oracle, Expedia, Nokia, and others (full list here).
The volume of a excellent has not been determined, though Reuters suggests it could be formed on AdWords income from European users, Play Store purchases, Google hunt product queries, and in-app advertisements.
While I’m certain many users of a internet (myself included) use Google search, and maybe see competitors like Microsoft’s Bing as an unsuited alternative, it’s tough to repudiate Google’s corner on online hunt is good. Any SEO business will tell we that Google hunt rankings can make or mangle a website, company, or product.