#Apple’s wise maps decision

A year ago Apple was taking a lot of criticism for its decision to kick Google Maps of the iOS platform. I in a post titled “Apple’s mapocalypse” took a different view – for competitive reasons Apple had to develop its own mapping and location services. It now seems that Apple (and I) were right; the Guardian in an article titled “Apple maps: how Google lost when everyone thought it had won” shows that a year on Google has lost tens of millions of Google Map users to Apple in the US alone.

from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/2013/11/apples-wise-maps-decision.html


About driwatson
I'm a New Zealand author, computer scientist and blogger specialising in Artificial Intelligence. I also have an interest in the history of computing and have just written a popular science book called "The Universal Machine - from the dawn of computing to digital consciousness."

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