Competition watchdog launches deeper probe into Apple and Google’s mobile dominance

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By Leah Montebello Competition regulators continue to cast their net towards Google and Apple, with a new in-depth investigation launched this morning over their mobile browser dominance. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it would be examining whether new rules are needed for users and developers in this space after it conducted a consultation. Around 97 per cent of all mobile web browsing in the UK happens on browsers powered by either Apple’s Safari or Google’s Chrome. The watchdog said developers complained that Apple’s restrictions and supposed underinvestment led to added c…

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