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BRUSSELS/BANGALURU, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Google faces an EU antitrust investigation over whether it may be forcing device makers to install Google Assistant as the default voice assistant on Android devices, news agency MLex reported on Thursday. A fresh EU antitrust case could expose Alphabet Inc's Google (GOOGL.O) to a fine as much as 10% of its global turnover. It has been fined more than 8 billion euros ($9.5 billion) by the European Commission in the last decade in three separate cases. Read more.
The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to authorise Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) to collectively negotiate with Facebook and Google over payment for their member stations’ news content featured on the platforms. CRA, a radio industry association, currently represents 261 member stations, which provide commercial radio broadcasting and audio content to Australian communities on analogue and digital radio and via online platforms. Read more.
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