Apple And Google Face Gaming And Mobile Browser Probe

The UK’s competition regulator has announced that it will investigate Apple and Google’s dominance in cloud gaming and mobile browsers.

A “market study” conducted by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last year concluded that they had a “stranglehold” on mobile operating systems, app stores, and web browsers.  If the 18-month investigation reveals a negative impact on competition, the CMA has the authority to impose changes.

Both companies refute the allegations. Sarah Cardell, interim chief executive of the CMA, stated that the CMA wanted to ensure that UK consumers received the best new mobile data services. Developers could invest in new, innovative apps.

“Many UK businesses and web developers tell us they feel stifled by Apple and Google’s restrictions,” she added.

According to the CMA in the United Kingdom: Cloud gaming services are used by 800,000 people.

Last year, 97% of mobile web browsing occurred on browsers powered by Apple or Google software.

Google claimed that its Android operating system had more apps and app stores than any other mobile platform. It gave developers the ability to “choose the browser engine they want and has served as the launchpad for millions of apps.”

“We believe in vibrant and competitive markets where innovation can thrive,” Apple stated.

Its App Store had assisted millions of developers in turning their ideas into apps, supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs in the UK alone, according to the company.

“We will continue to work constructively with the Competition and Markets Authority to explain how our approach promotes competition and choice while protecting consumers’ privacy and security,” Apple added.

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