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Google Antitrust Lawsuit Aims at the Heart of its $1.4 Trillion Business

Google Antitrust Lawsuit Aims at the Heart of its $1.4 Trillion Business

After a 16-month investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday, arguing that the company’s search app — which is a permanent, preloaded fixture on Android phones — hurts search competition and disproportionately funnels traffic to Google’s ad business.