Google will charge phone makers money for its Android apps in Europe — an unprecedented change that it says is to comply with regulators (GOOG, GOOGL)
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To comply with an antitrust decision by the European Union, Google no longer requires Android phone makers to give Google apps preferential treatment.

The down side for manufacturers using Android is that if they want Google Play or Gmail on their handsets, they will have to pay.

Google is appealing the EU's decision but must begin complying or risk getting hit with more penalties. 

The European Union appears to be getting what it wants from Google, at least partly. 

Following a crackdown by...


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