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Attorneys General to look into Android as part of Google antitrust probe, says CNBC

Attorneys General to look into Android as part of Google antitrust probe, says CNBC
Attorneys General to look into Android as part of Google antitrust probe, says CNBC
According to a CNBC report on Thursday, attorneys general who are conducting a probe on Google's advertising practices may also be looking to the company's Android business.

The investigation into the company is headed by the Texas attorney general's office. It began in September this year and focuses on the search and digital advertising business of the company.
Alphabet Inc's Google said in a statement that the company is providing complete cooperation to the officials conducting the investigation. It added that investigations have also been conducted in the past which regarding similar practices of the company like advertising. However, the company has not been charged with any wrongdoing yet.

There are other investigations too that the company is under right now. These are the probe conducted by the US Justice Department and one by the House of Representatives judiciary committee. Both these major inquiries target big internet companies in the country and possible anti-competitive that they may have engaged in.

Google how to pay a sum of 4.34 billion Euros to the European Commission as it was charged for unfair competition. The commission said that the company received an advantage by pre-installing the Google Search app and Chrome browser on Android devices, which was deemed unfair.