US government calls for changes to iOS and Android, says Apple and Google block innovation

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A new report from the US government has called for lawmakers and agencies to compel changes to both Apple and Google’s mobile platforms, deeming the tech firms’ current practices to be harmful to competition and consumers.

In 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Competition around this subject, with the US Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration publishing its findings yesterday.

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