Nokia Maps Beats Google In Street Battle

Maps have become one of the most closely-watched battlegrounds in tech after a user-backlash led Apple to apologise for the quality of its iOS6 Maps update. The Finnish firm quickly capitalised by beating Google to the release of an app in Apple's iPhone and iPad store. Giving away a product that cost millions of dollars to create to owners of a rival's products might seem like an odd business decision, but behind it lies a critical point.

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