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Google to pay nearly $8 million in fines to settle anti-monopoly lawsuit


Alexei Dotsenko, deputy head of Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, has said that U.S.-based technology services provider Google Inc. has agreed to pay $7.8 million in fines to settle a two year old lawsuit, NBC29.com reported citing media sources. The lawsuit is about Google requiring users to pre-install some of its own apps on mobile devices using its Android system. Under the terms of the settlement, Google will not limit the pre-installation of third-party apps.

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