Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Apple Steps Up Rivalry With Google - WSJ.com

Facebook in, Google out
"Among the software products are a new mapping and navigation service that will replace Google Maps as the default on iPhones and iPads. Apple executives also bragged about the comprehensiveness of their local search service, which is integrated with its voice activated "virtual assistant" Siri. And the company struck a long-negotiated deal with Google rival Facebook Inc. to integrate various services.
In several places during the nearly two-hour keynote, Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president for iOS software, referred to areas where the mobile software called iOS outperformed Google's Android software, such as user satisfaction."
Apple Steps Up Rivalry With Google - WSJ.com
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