Google calls on the EU to make Apple’s iMessage play fair with Android phones

Google’s been campaigning for Apple to “fix texting” and open iMessage up to the new RCS messaging standard for months now, with little success. Now, it’s written to the European Commission asking for regulators to step in.Google has gathered with some of Europe’s largest telecoms operators and called on the EU’s executive body to demand that Apple makes its messaging service fully compatible with rival standards, according to the Financial Times.While you can message Android users with iMessage, these messages are sent as SMS texts – an aging technology that most of its rivals are leaving behind in favor …

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