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Tech & Science Google is trying to convince Congress that there's competition in the search industry, but recent statistics show it owns 92% of the market

05:20  17 july  2019
05:20  17 july  2019 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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Google is trying to make the case that there ’ s competition in the search industry before Congress on Tuesday, but the numbers aren’t looking in the tech giant’s But recent statistics paint a different picture. According to StatCounter, Google accounts for over 92 % of the search engine market share

Google is trying to make the case that there ' s competition in the search industry , but the stats aren't looking in the tech giant's favour. But recent statistics paint a different picture. According to StatCounter, Google accounts for over 92 % of the search engine market share worldwide as of June.

Google is trying to convince Congress that there's competition in the search industry, but recent statistics show it owns 92% of the market Adam Cohen, Google's director of economic policy.

Google is trying to make the case that there's competition in the search industry, but the stats aren't looking in the tech giant's favour.

In his opening remarks before Congress on Tuesday, Adam Cohen, Google's director of economic policy, said that when it comes to search, consumers have choices.

"In our core search business, consumers can choose among a range of options: Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yahoo, and many more," Cohen said. "Specialised search services are strong competitors, too, including companies like Amazon, eBay, Kayak, Travelocity, Yelp, and others."

But recent statistics paint a different picture. According to StatCounter, Google accounts for over 92% of the search engine market share worldwide as of June.

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Google is trying to convince Congress that there ' s competition in the search industry , but recent statistics show it owns 92 % of the market . At stake is how government will regulate the tech industry , which has grown to be one of the world's largest and most powerful groups.

that there ' s competition in the search industry , but recent statistics show it owns 92 % of the market (GOOG, GOOGL). In his opening remarks before Congress on Tuesday, Adam Cohen, Google 's Director of Economic Policy, said that when it comes to search , consumers have choices.

Its closest competitor, Bing, accounted for just over 2.5% of the market.

Should Google want to convince Congress that it's not engaging in anticompetitive practices, perhaps the company would bode better focusing on another part of its business - like hardware - in which it doesn't have such a stranglehold.

On Tuesday, Cohen, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple will all be testifying before Congress to field questions over whether their sizes and influences are problematic for competition within the broader tech industry.

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