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The UK is scrutinizing Apple and Google over whether their mobile dominance hurts users and other businesses

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Apple and Google are under scrutiny in the UK over whether their combined dominance of the mobile ecosystem could be harming both users and businesses.
Google's Android operation system is used by 59% of smartphone users in the UK, the equivalent of 48 million people, according to data from research firm eMarketer. Apple's iOS is second most popular with around 40% of users - or 20 million people.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is considering whether the two firms' "control over mobile ecosystems is stifling competition across a range of digital markets...
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Apple and Google mobile ecosystem dominance under scrutiny by UK antitrust regulator - CNET

Apple and Google mobile ecosystem dominance under scrutiny by UK antitrust regulator - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Are customers losing out or paying more due to iOS and Android ruling the mobile ecosystem playing field? That's what the CMA wants to find out.
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