Court Documents Show Google Paid Apple $1 Billion For Safari Default Placement

by Greg Sterling
In 2013, Morgan Stanley and Macquarie Capital estimated that Google was paying Apple around $1 billion annually for the privilege of being the Safari default search engine. Turns out they were right. According to a Bloomberg report citing court documents and testimony in Oracle’s copyright suit against Google, “Apple received $1 billion from its rival in 2014.Read the full article