Google paid Apple $1 billion to be the default search engine on iPhones and iPads
Court documents from Oracle's lawsuit against Google revealed that the search giant has paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to be the preferred search engine on iPhones and iPads. While the terms of the agreement were not divulged in full, it was stated that Google was giving Apple a cut of the revenue generated from ads on the platform.
Google's lawyers requested to have the transcripts sealed, stating that the terms of its agreement with Apple are "highly sensitive:"
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