The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters
The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters
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South Korea fines Google over Android smartphone dominance and anti-fragmentation agreements with smartphone makers

  • South Korea fined Google US$177 million after the Fair Trade Commission determined that agreements with smartphone makers prevented modified versions of Android
  • Google says it will appeal the decision that would end its agreements with brands like Samsung and LG requiring them to use approved versions of its OS

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The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters
The Google app seen on a smartphone on July 13. South Korea fined Google US$177 million over agreements with smartphone makers that prevented prominent gadget brands from developing their own versions of Android. Photo: Reuters
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