United Kingdom is looking into Apple and Google’s mobile browser dominance

The dominance of Apple’s (AAPL.O) and Google’s (GOOGL.O) mobile browsers is being looked into by Britain’s competition authority.

Responses to a consultation conducted in June revealed “strong support,” according to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), for a more thorough examination into the issue and if iPhone manufacturer Apple prohibits cloud gaming through its app store. According to Sarah Cardell, interim chief executive of the CMA, “many UK businesses and online developers tell us they feel hampered by Apple and Google’s restrictions.”

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