Google is reportedly going to split off its shopping service to meet EU demands

Sundar PichaiJustin Sullivan/Getty ImagesGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google is planning to separate its Google Shopping service from its main search platform to meet EU demands, according to a Bloomberg report.

Google was fined €2.4 billion on June 27 by the European Commission, which acts as the European Union’s competition watchdog.

The Commission told Google it must stop displaying its shopping service so prominently at the top of search results by September 28, saying it is an abuse of power.

Google did not immediately respond to request for comment.

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