Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog to Probe Google Over Abuse of Market Dominance

Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog to Probe Google Over Abuse of Market Dominance

Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog to Probe Google Over Abuse of Market Dominance

Italy has joined a growing list of nations to challenge US tech giant Google in connection with alleged abuse of the corporation’s market power in the smart device sector.

The Italian Antitrust Authority said it launched an investigation into antitrust practices. According to a statement, the move comes after Google refused to integrate the application “Enel X Recharge,” designed by Italy’s energy multinational Enel, on its Android Auto app.

According to the regulator, Android Auto allows users to use some apps and phone features while driving, while the exclusion of the Enel’s app reduces the usability of the app,

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