Google could now face a record penalty from the EU regulators for forcing its search and browsing tools on Android-equipped smartphone makers, according to reports.
The European Union (EU) may soon force Google to not make Google Chrome and Google Search as pre-installed and default applications on Android devices, according to reports.
According to a report by The Washington Post, EU's is moving towards the decision as it feels that Googleâ€™s policies pressure smartphone and tablet manufacturers, that use Googleâ€™s Android operating system, to pre-install Google's own applications.
Google could now face a record penalty from theÂ EU regulators for forcing its search and browsing tools on Android-equipped smartphoneÂ makers, the report adds.
Manufacturers who makeÂ these devicesÂ with Google Play services installed in them, will now have to adhere to new rules.