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Google Antitrust Trial: Mozilla Failed to Replace Internet Giant with Yahoo Search

Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker has publicly acknowledged the shortcomings of the Firefox browser company’s partnership with Yahoo, leading to a return to Google as the default search engine for Firefox. The facts of the failed deal came to light as part of the landmark antitrust trial against Google, which maintains a stranglehold on the search engine market.

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5 Key Takeaways from the Google Antitrust Trial

In courtroom drama that has captured the attention of the tech industry and regulators alike — despite the veil of secrecy imposed over the trial — Google finds itself in the halfway mark of a landmark antitrust trial. The case against Google centers on its monopolistic abuse of power over not only its search engine, but also its advertising business and massive payouts to device companies to maintain its stranglehold on the market.

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Amazon Sellers’ Woes Highlight Allegations in FTC Antitrust Lawsuit

As Amazon faces an antitrust lawsuit filed by the FTC and 17 states, many of the lawsuit’s allegations focus on how Amazon treats its third-party sellers. As both a platform and a competitor, Amazon has allegedly used its overwhelming power to destroy small businesses that dare to find success on its platform through underhanded tactics and platform manipulation. The stories of individual Amazon sellers provide details of just how Amazon has abused its power.

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Analyst: Google Pays Apple Up to $20 Billion a Year to Protect Search Engine, 16% of iPhone Maker’s Profits

According to a stock market analyst firm, the massive annual payment from Google to Apple to secure its status as the default search engine on iPhones and other Apple devices is now in the range of $18 to $20 billion, representing an incredible 14 to 16 percent of Apple’s annual operating profits. Market analyst Bernstein warned its clients that Apple’s Google gravy train may be altered forever by the landmark antitrust case against the internet giant.

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Google Antitrust Trial: DuckDuckGo Founder Claims Internet Giant Stifles Competition Through Exclusive Deals

In the ongoing antitrust trial against Google, Gabriel Weinberg, the founder of search engine DuckDuckGo, testified about the substantial barriers his company faces in competing with the internet giant. Weinberg attributed these challenges to Google’s exclusive deals with phone companies and equipment manufacturers to be the default search option on devices.

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Google Antitrust Trial: Expert Witness Claims Internet Giant Manipulates Consumers with Default Settings

In the latest twist in the landmark Google antitrust trial, experts have testified that the internet giant’s default search engine settings could be manipulating user choices, a claim that could have far-reaching implications for the tech industry. One expert witness explained, “If I can move your eyes, if I can manipulate your fixations, I can manipulate your choices quite a bit.”

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