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More than half of US smartphone shoppers plan to buy Apple's iPhone 5

12/13/2012, 12:12 pm

A new survey of more than 800 U.S .consumers found that more than half of those planning to buy a smartphone in the next three months say they will buy Apple's new iPhone 5.

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New Google Maps for iOS brings vectors, transit and navigation features

12/13/2012, 05:12 am

Google's newly released standalone Google Maps app for iOS users brings new features and a familiar look along with new technology previously only available on the company's own Android platform, providing iOS users with a more credible alternative to Apple's own new iOS 6 Maps app than Google's existing web app.

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Official Google Maps iOS app released for iPhone and iPad

12/12/2012, 11:12 pm

Just hours after reports surfaced that Google would be releasing a standalone iOS app powered by its expansive mapping service, the official Google Maps app made its way to the App Store and is available for download now.

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Rumor: Google Maps for iOS to be released tonight

12/12/2012, 08:12 pm

A report from All Things D claims that the much anticipated Google Maps dedicated iOS app will be released sometime Wednesday night which, if true, would bring the internet search giant's mapping service back to Apple devices for the first time since it was deprecated in iOS 6.

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Australian police also warn of safety concerns with Google Maps

12/12/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple's iOS 6 Maps aren't alone in giving users poor directions in Australia: Authorities have also warned that Google Maps can recommend potentially dangerous routes.

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Google's Eric Schmidt says Android 'clearly' winning against Apple in phones

12/12/2012, 10:12 am

With a wide range of devices at numerous price points running the Android operating system, Google's mobile platform is "clearly" winning over Apple's iOS, Eric Schmidt believes.

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Google CEO Larry Page says rivalries with Apple & Amazon hurt users

12/11/2012, 11:12 am

Google Chief Executive Larry Page has lamented the "island-like approach" companies have taken in commercializing the Internet, as services from Google, Apple and Amazon do not integrate well with one another.

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Google to sell off Motorola's set-top box business as Google TV flounders

12/10/2012, 09:12 am

With its Google TV platform failing to catch on, Google is working on a deal to sell its Motorola Home Business, responsible for building set-top boxes for cable providers.

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Apple and Google reportedly partners in $500M bid for Kodak patents

12/07/2012, 11:12 pm

Despite ongoing legal struggles with Google subsidiary Motorola, Apple has reportedly teamed up with the internet search giant to offer a bid for Kodak patents worth over $500 million.

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FTC: Motorola bid for Apple product injunction 'inappropriate'

12/05/2012, 07:12 pm

In an amicus curiae brief filed on Wednesday in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission offered its take on the proper use of so-called standard-essential patents (SEPs) in litigation, saying that a previous district court decision to deny a Motorola injunction of certain Apple products was correct.

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Apple's iPad projected to control 50% of tablet shipments through 2016

12/05/2012, 10:12 am

Apple's total share of the growing worldwide tablet market is forecast to shrink slightly but maintain iPad dominance through the year 2016 in the face of growing competition from Android and Windows.

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Apple's choice not to sue Google directly 'extremely curious,' says Schmidt

12/04/2012, 09:12 pm

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, former Google CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt talked briefly about how his company is slowly drifting away from Apple, and commented that existing litigation is likely to continue "for a while."

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Gmail for iOS updated with new look, Kindle app expands X-Ray feature

12/04/2012, 03:12 pm

Google on Tuesday released a major update to its Gmail iOS app, with a new look and several new features headlined by multiple-account support. Amazon also rolled out a new version of its Kindle app, which sports deeper integration of its touted X-Ray feature.

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iPhone 5 doubles Apple's share of US smartphone sales to surpass Android

11/27/2012, 10:11 am

The launch of the iPhone 5 has propelled Apple to a 48.1 percent share of U.S. smartphone sales, edging the iOS platform past Google's Android.

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Apple-Motorola patent dispute may be settled through arbitration

11/16/2012, 03:11 pm

Apple and Google subsidiary Motorola are said to be considering arbitration in an attempt to settle their ongoing patent infringement litigation.

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Google reportedly distributing near-final version of standalone iOS Maps app

11/15/2012, 05:11 pm

It was reported on Thursday that Google is distributing a test version of a standalone iOS Maps app to people outside the company, suggesting an application to the App Store may be imminent.

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Apple, Google remain in talks to buy Kodak patents

11/14/2012, 03:11 pm

Kodak has been granted a deadline extension to retain exclusive control of its bankruptcy case through February, as the company continues to hope it will be able to sell off its patent portfolio to a list of potential buyers that include Apple and Google.

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Apple's iPhone grows to 5.5% share of all mobile phone sales

11/14/2012, 10:11 am

The iPhone accounted for 5.5 percent of all mobile phone sales in the third quarter of 2012, making Apple the third-largest handset maker in the world.

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Nokia's free 'Here' maps coming to Apple's iOS with offline support

11/13/2012, 01:11 pm

Nokia on Tuesday announced it will bring a new mapping service dubbed "Here" to Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple's next major market for iOS may be automotive

11/08/2012, 04:11 pm

Over the past two years, pundits have focused on living room TVs as the most likely new market for Apple to expand into, but evidence suggests that the company's next big step for iOS is more likely to involve the automotive market.

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