Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps (GOOGL, GOOG)
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Google will ask for $40 per device in "licensing fees" from Android manufacturers that want their phones to include Google's app bundle, the Verge reports. 

The fee will differ by country and device, and will cover Google's Play Store, as well as Gmail, YouTube, and Google Maps.

This is one of the many changes Google is making after it was hit with a $5 billion fine for forcing manufacturers that wanted access to the Google Play Store to exclusively install Google apps.

With a $5 billion...


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