Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators

For the last few months, some people who bought a new smartphone in Europe with Google’s Android software were presented with an extra option while setting up the device: choosing a search engine other than Google.

This so-called choice menu started appearing on new smartphones and tablet computers running Google software after March, part of an effort by the internet giant to address a 2018 ruling from European authorities that the company had abused its dominance in smartphone software to unfairly give an advantage to its search engine.

To read this New York Times report in full, see:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/04/technology/google-european-search-menu-antitrust.html

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