Google reportedly presents Samsung a profitable deal to prioritize Assistant and Play Retailer

It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not the settlement would drive Samsung to drop Bixby and its app retailer completely or, as Bloomberg says, whether or not it merely has to make these providers much less built-in by itself gadgets. Neither firm confirmed the negotiations when the publication requested for an announcement.

A Google spokesperson mentioned:

“Like all Android machine makers, Samsung is free to create its personal app retailer and digital assistant. That’s one of many nice options of the Android platform. And whereas we frequently discuss with companions about methods to enhance the consumer expertise, we have now no plans to alter that.”

Samsung’s assertion reads:

“Samsung stays dedicated to our personal ecosystem and providers. On the identical time, Samsung carefully works with Google and different companions to supply the perfect cell experiences for our customers.”