The Justice Division desires to depose a few of Apple’s prime executives because it prepares for a trial to find out if Alphabet’s Google broke antitrust regulation in the way it runs its search enterprise, a lawyer representing Apple stated on Friday. In its grievance, the Justice Division accused Google of paying billions of {dollars} annually in exclusionary agreements with Apple, Samsung and others in order that they may make Google’s search engine the default on their gadgets.

In a pre-trial listening to, Steven Sunshine, talking for Apple, stated that the federal government was asking for depositions of “Apple’s most senior executives.”

Sunshine additionally indicated that it was not clear to him what the Justice Division needed from Apple.

The US Justice Division sued Google in October 2020, accusing the $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 75,62,921 crore) firm of illegally utilizing its market muscle to hobble rivals. A trial date was set for Sept. 12, 2023.

The US Justice Division, Federal Commerce Fee and teams of state attorneys basic launched a wide range of investigations into the Huge Tech platforms about two years in the past, a few of which have resulted in lawsuits. 
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