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Apple moves away from dependence on Google

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Apple continues to make moves to lessen its dependence upon google for services critical to its core applications on the iOS platform with it’s purchase of Poly9. – AS

from the Silicon Alley Insider

In the short term, and with Poly9 specifically, Apple is buying “its Google Earth,” analyst Greg Sterling writes today.

But more broadly, Apple is preparing for life after Google.

Apple has relied on Google for a number of iPhone services since the phone launched in 2007, including Google Search, Google Maps, YouTube, etc.

But through a series of deals, Apple is now preparing to take control of key services for the iPhone that it may no longer be able to trust Google with, now that Google is quickly becoming Apple’s archenemy.

Read the entire article here


Written by adamsafire

July 14, 2010 at 11:00 pm

Posted in iOS 4

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