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Apple Keeps Google Maps In The Dark

  • Reuters, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 11:31 AM

When is Apple going to cave in, and accept Google Maps as an application in its App Store? Your guess is as good as Eric Schmidt’s, Google's executive chairman told reporters, this week. Once a standard feature of Apple’s mobile operating system, the mobile phone maker recently dropped Google Maps in favor of its own service for iOS 6. Users, however, quickly expressed their displease with Apple's mapping service, which, as Reuters reports, “is based on Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker TomTom NV's data, and contains glaring geographical errors and lacks features that made Google Maps so popular.”

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