Lawsuit proceedings reveal Google paid handsomely to be default search option for iPhones and iPads and that company’s total revenue from Android is just $31bn
Apple and Google are rivals. So why is Google the default search engine for mobile Safari, which is the pre-installed web browser on iPads and iPhones?
The answer, court documents revealed on Thursday, is simple: money talks. And $1bn, the amount Google paid Apple in 2014 for the privilege of default access to the hundreds of millions of iPhone users, talks very loudly.
Read more at Google paid Apple bn to be default iOS search engine