Indias top court rejects Google plea to block Android antitrust ruling

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  • India’s Supreme Court on Thursday declined to block an antitrust order that requires the Android-maker to make a series of changes that could topple its financial viability.India’s apex court rejected to block the ruling against Google by the nation’s antitrust watchdog Competition Commission of India.
  • The court extended the deadline for enforcement of CCI’s order by one week, however.The matter will now go back to the country’s appellate tribunal, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), where Google previously failed to secure any relief.
  • The watchdog has also ordered Google to allow removal of all its apps from phones and give smartphone users the ability to change their search engine provider.
  • Google has been dealt a significant blow in one of its key overseas markets.
  • It’s also subject to Germany’s new regulation that targets large companies.
  • Google lost its appeal against a record $4.3 billion fine in EU for using the dominance of Android to thwart competition.
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