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UK Watchdog Worried About Money Google Is Paying Apple

 |  February 20, 2023

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority is concerned that Google has been shelling out money to Apple to make sure that Jobs Mob does not want to start competing with Chrome.

Google has been paying Apple a portion of search revenue generated by people using Google Chrome on iOS. The regulator is worried that Google’s payments to Apple discourage the iPhone maker from competing with Google.

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Having Google pay Apple “a significant share of revenue from Google Search traffic” passing through its own Chrome browser on iOS is difficult to explain. Apple does not provide any obvious value to people seeking to use Google Search within Google Chrome.