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The United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. London, the country’s largest city and capital, is a major international financial hub with a metro population of over 14 million people. Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, and Leeds are some additional significant cities. Each of the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland has a unique set of powers.

The dominance of Apple and Google’s mobile browsers is the subject of an extensive inquiry by Britain’s antitrust authority, which was begun on Tuesday.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) claimed that responses to a survey it began in June indicated “strong support” for a more thorough examination into the situation and if iPhone-maker 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 that they are being held back by constraints enforced by Apple and Google.”

If the complaints we have heard are valid, we intend to look into them and, if they are, to determine what can be done to increase competition and innovation in these industries.”

The Android mobile operating system, according to Google, offers customers the widest selection of apps and app shops of any other mobile platform.

According to a spokeswoman, “it also gives developers the freedom to select the browser engine of their choice and has served as the launchpad for millions of programs.”

We’re dedicated to creating vibrant, open platforms that empower users and assist developers in creating profitable ventures.”

In order to demonstrate how its strategy “promotes competition and choice, while ensuring that consumers’ privacy and security are protected,” Apple stated it would “constructiv[ly]” engage with the CMA.

Competition officials in Brussels, London, and other cities are paying more attention to American tech titans like Apple and Alphabet, which owns Google.

According to a statement made by Google last month, the EU and British antitrust regulators are looking into Google’s Play Store separately.

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