Companies aren't taking on Google due to fear: Founder-CEO

In a Q&A, Murugavel Janakiraman, talks about the Google battle, evolution of the Indian marriage market after Covid, and his company's roadmap for the future

Shine Jacob
Premium CEO captured media attention recently for fighting a lone battle against tech giant Google, both at the Competition Commission of India and the Madras High Court, highlighting the alleged misuse of its monopoly by the global major. The Chennai-based company’s founder and chief executive officer, Murugavel Janakiraman, talks to Shine Jacob about the Google battle, evolution of the Indian marriage market post Covid, and his firm’s roadmap for the future. Edited Excerpts:  

1. Can you explain the details of your issues with global tech major Google?
It all started with Apple in the United States. Because Apple is a closed eco-system, it initially said that its game developers need to use only the Apple Billing Payment system, giving 30 per cent revenue to Apple. Google introduced a similar policy in India. It has a monopoly in India,

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First Published: May 21 2023 | 3:33 PM IST

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