Google and App le have been in the midst of one of the biggest Cold War-ish rivalries in tech history. While they both compete with each there like there’s no tomorrow, they sometimes partner on some very specific deals as well. One such deal: Google paying a boatload of money to stay the default search engine on iOS.
Reported by CNBC, Google might end up paying as much as $3 billion a year just to stay the default option in Safari, said Bernstein stating that a previous court document from 2014 specified that Google had agreed to pay $1 billion every year to remain the default search engine on iOS back in 2014.
Looking at Apple’s services revenue, particularly [...]