South Korea fines Google over Android smartphone dominance and anti-fragmentation agreements with smartphone makers

South Korea fined Alphabet Inc’s Google US$177 million for hampering the development of rivals to its Android operating system, sustaining a campaign targeting the US search giant’s dominance in smartphone software.Regulators accuse Google, whose mobile operating system powers more than 80 per cent of smartphones around the world, of using its immense bargaining power to squeeze out the competition. The Korea Fair Trade Commission said Google’s anti-fragmentation agreements (AFA) with…

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