Apple’s Eddy Cue testifies in Google’s confusing, secretive antitrust trial

On the same day that the US Federal Trade Commission sued Amazon for using anticompetitive and unfair strategies to maintain monopoly power in the online retail sector, Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of services, spent hours a few blocks away at the E. Barrett Prettyman US District Court House as a reluctant prosecution witness in the antitrust trial of Google.

The US Justice Department (DOJ) has accused Google of monopolizing the search engine market through exclusive deals to become the default search engine for device manufacturers and software companies. The feds say that Google’s nearly 90% share of the search engine market hands it an unfair competitive advantage that makes it impossible for rivals to compete.

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Source:: Computerworld