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Re: New Google Maps App Lights a Beacon in iOS Darkness
Posted by rogerowens on 2012-12-13 16:13:37
In reply to Peter Suciu
So you think Apple is a loser in this? You remind me of the generals of the West scratching their heads when the generals in the East don't play by the rules! I'm betting Apple has been trying to get Google to update the Maps app for years, and Google says, no, much like IBM in the 70's and 80's, saying something like: We will make Maps for Android far better than Maps on iOS (giving them a perceived competitive advantage).

So Apple kicks them off the iOS platform, Google loses lots of money from less advertising $$$ coming in; and we get a better Google Maps app. How beautiful a chess move is that?

People's memories are very short, so this will not hurt Apple in the long run. Especially when all you pundits figure out what Apple actually did!




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Re: New Google Maps App Lights a Beacon in iOS Darkness  Peter Suciu  2012-12-13 12:29:28
Re: New Google Maps App Lights a Beacon in iOS Darkness  rogerowens  2012-12-13 16:13:37
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